Sandra Guinand, PhD

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Department of Geography and Regional Research

Working Group Urban Studies

Visiting Professor in Summer Term 2023

Universitaetsstrasse 7, 5th Floor

1010 Vienna, Austria

Tel.: +43-1-4277-48786



Dr. Sandra Guinand is an urban planner and geographer. She holds a doctorate in geosciences and the environment from the University of Lausanne and in geography from the University of Paris 1-Sorbonne, and is an associate researcher at EIREST Paris 1-Sorbonne University. She was a Swiss National Science Foundation visiting scholar (2014-2016) at the Center for place, culture and politics at the Graduate Center, City University of New York and Johns Hopkins University as well as at the Department of Geography and Regional research, University of Vienna (2017-2019). Her research interests are urban regeneration projects, and socio-economical transformations of urban landscapes, with a specific focus on heritage processes, public-private partnerships and tourism.