Carina Listerborn, Professor in Urban Planning at the Department of Urban Studies, at Malmö University, has a PhD (2002) from Chalmers University on urban safety discourses from a feminist perspective. Most recent research focusing on intersectional perspectives on smart housing developments.


Listerborn's research fields are urban social geography, critical urban theory and feminist urban studies.

  • She is the Vice Director of Institute for Urban Research and was part of the strong research environment CRUSH – Critical Urban Sustainability Hub which was a national research network who put the housing question in the centre of sustainability issues.
  • She has previously done research on urban conflicts, violence and uprisings, neo-liberal planning, and right now she is finishing a book on “housing from below” and housing inequalities.