Dr. Igor Pessoa was appointed postdoctoral researcher in the field of ‘Urban Commons’ at the Centre for Urban Studies. Dr. Igor Pessoa is an urban researcher and spatial planner with a PhD from the Delft University of Technology.
His research focuses on commoning practices, community engagement and participatory processes, and he has extensive experience with innovative educational practices. As of 1 April 2021, and for the coming two years, dr. Pessoa will work with the CUS to broaden the Centre’s research on the threats and opportunities that major socio-cultural, economic, political, environmental and technological changes pose to the maintenance and enhancement of the Urban Commons. We look very much forward to working with him.