Martin Müller
Associate professor
University of Lausanne
Faculty of geosciences
and environnement
Géopolis 3514
CH-1015 Lausanne
 
 
Phone +41 21 692 3058
Fax +41 21 692 3555
martin.muller@unil.ch

Martin Müller


Martin Müller is a professor in the Department of Geography and Sustainability at the University of Lausanne. He heads the research team M3 (Materialities | Multiplicities | Metropolis).

He read for a Master of Philosophy at the University of Cambridge and received a PhD in Human Geography from Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. He has held fellowships at the universities of British Columbia in Vancouver, North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Oxford, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and the Institute for Advanced Study in Marseille. Before coming to Lausanne, he was Swiss National Science Foundation Professor at the University of Zurich.

Martin Müller co-founded and co-directs the Center for Global Urbanism at Ural Federal University in Ekaterinburg, Russia. He is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham.

Martin Müller's research is concerned with

_improvising cities
_recasting mega-events
_the geopolitics of geographical knowledge and thinking with a global East

His research has been covered in the New York Times, Financial Times, Newsweek, International Business Times, ABC, Inside Climate News, Toronto Star, Svenska Dagbladet, TV Rain (Russia), El Mercurio (Chile), Der Spiegel, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Austrian National Radio (Ö1), Swiss Radio and Television (SRF), NZZ, Tribune de Genève and other outlets.

He is a contributor of commentaries to DIE ZEIT, Süddeutsche Zeitung, NZZ, Tages-Anzeiger and Le Temps.

In addition to English, he speaks and gives talks in German, French and Russian, with comprehension of Spanish.

His work has been translated into several languages, including French, German, Russian, Portuguese and Korean.

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