University of Tartu
Kadri Leetmaa is the Senior Researcher in human geography and the Head of the Centre for Migration and Urban Studies, Department of Geography, University of Tartu. She defended her PhD in human geography in 2008 at the same institution. Kadri Leetmaa is a recognized scholar in the fields of urban social geography, socio-economic and ethnic segregation, residential mobility, housing, and urban policies and planning. She has been the PI in the Estonian Science Foundation and European Social Fund funded research projects in the period 2009-2015. Currently she is the PI in ERA.Net RUS Plus project “Estates After Transition” (2018-21). Since 2017 Kadri Leetmaa is holding the position of National Contact Point of EU URBACT programme. She has published 23 high-level research papers for international audience, many of them in the leading journals in the field (Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Urban Studies, Energy Policy, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Demographic Research, etc.).