Eva Schwab, PhD is an assistant professor and deputy head at the Institute of Urbanism at TU Graz in Austria. She is a landscape architect by training and holds a PhD degree from The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Austria. Her PhD won the Landscape Research Dissertation Price 2016 and the City of Vienna Talent Award. Her book Spatial Justice and Informal Settlements was published by Emerald (2018). She co-edited a book on the transformation of rural and peripheral territories, entitled Territorial Justice (Jovis, 2019), together with Aglaée Degros. Her research focuses on the politics of public space, its production and its use and encompasses work on informal settlements, urban agriculture, migration and diversity as well as current urban and rural development.

E-mail address: eva.schwab@tugraz.at