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Prof. Roger Andersson
Institute for Housing & Urban Research
Uppsala University
Box 785
SE-801 29 Gävle
Tel: +46 26 420 65 26 / +46 70 952 18 42
Fax: +46 26 420 6501
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Roger Andersson is professor of Social and Economic Geography at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research, Uppsala University. His main research activities are in the fields of urbanisation, urban restructuring, migration and segregation. He received his PhD degree in 1987, became associate professor and docent in 1992 and professor in 1999. He has successfully run many research projects. He was a Member of the Management committee for Cost A9 1995-2000 (Transformation of European cities and Urban governance), is an active participant in Metropolis (Research and policy on immigrants in cities), and has been Local Co-ordinator of Socrates/Erasmus student exchange programmes and Review editor for Geografiska Annaler B.

He is currently Advisor for the International Journal of Population Geography, and for a Swedish journal (Invandrare och minoriteter), he is a member of the Board of the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research (FAS) and also a member of Stockholm city's research committee for integration issues. He has done consultancy work for OECD, the Swedish government, many state authorities and municipalities.