Prof. Dr. Szymon Marcinczak
Szymon Marcinczak (PhD.) is lecturer at the Institute of Urban Geography and Tourism Studies at Lodz University, Poland. He is also researcher at the Department of Geography at Tartu University, Estonia.
He received his MSc in Geography in 2002 and MA in Human Geography in 2004. He completed his PhD in Human Geography in 2007. From 2011 to 2014 he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Department of Economic Geography and Economic History at Umea University, Sweden. In 2012, Szymon Marcinczak became an honorary staff member (invited professor) of Economic Geography Unity at Liege University, Belgium.
His main research fields are urban geography and economic geography. His research focuses on the increase of social inequalities and the processes of socioeconomic segregation and neighborhood change in cities after socialism. Lately, he has also developed a strong interest in migration issues and in immigrant-native segregation at home, at work and in other domains of everyday life.
From September 2017 until May 2019 he stays at the IRS with a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers.