Johannes Novy

Johannes Novy is an urbanist and researcher and works as a professor of planning theory at the Brandenburgische Technische Universit├Ąt Cottbus-Senftenberg. He studied urban planning and urban studies in Germany, Italy and the United States, where finished his education with a PhD in Urban Planning from Columbia University, New York, in 2011. Novy is an associate member of the Berlin-based Center for Metropolitan Studies (CMS) and (co-)coordinates "UrbanLab+", an international network of higher education institutions in the field of architecture, urban planning and design. His research interests are located in the broad field of urban studies and include international urbanism, urban (development) politics, urban tourism, as well as urban social movements and urban contestations.