Regenerating London explores latest thinking on urban regeneration in one of the fastest changing world cities. Engaging with social, economic, and political structures of cities, it highlights paradoxes and contradictions in urban policy and offers an evaluation of the contemporary forms of urban redevelopment.
Loretta Lees is currently Professor of Human Geography at King's College London. She has a PhD in Geography from the University of Edinburgh (1994). Her previous posts have been Reader in Geography, KCL (2005-2008), Senior Lecturer in Geography, KCL (2004-2005), Lecturer in Geography, King's College (1997-2004), Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia, Canada (1995-1997) and Visiting Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Waikato, New Zealand (1994).
She has served/is serving on the following editorial boards - Environment and Planning A (2002-present), ACME: an international e-journal for critical geographies (2003-2006), The Canadian Geographer (2004-2006), Geography Compass (2006-present), Dialogues in Human Geography (2009-present).
She was Chair of the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers Urban Geography Research Group (2000-2003) and committee member of the Royal Geographical Society/Institute of British Geographers Urban Geography Research Group (1998-2000). She also served on the Research Committee of the Royal Geographical Society (2004-07). Loretta is currently on the ESRC postdoctoral fellowship panel.
Loretta co-organises (with Jenny Robinson, Matthew Gandy and Monica Degen) the Urban Salon: a London forum for architecture, cities and international urbanism (www.theurbansalon.org).