Dr Monica Degen
Monica Degen teaches Cultural Sociology at Brunel University. She has published on topics relating to Barcelona's and Manchester's urban planning, the politics of public space, urban green spaces and the relationship between the senses and city life. She is currently leading with Gillian Rose an interdisciplinary project funded by the ESRC on 'Urban aesthetics: a comparison of experiences in Milton Keynes and Bedford town centres'. She is author of Sensing Cities (Routledge, 2008) and co-author of La Metaciudad: Barcelona (Anthropos, 2008).