Dr Alessio Koliulis
Arts and Sciences (BASc)
Faculty of Arts & Humanities
- Joined UCL
- 3rd Sep 2018
With a transdisciplinary approach to research and an active engagement within social movements, his research interests fall within two themes: i) urban inequalities and economic democracy, and ii) technological innovation and the creative industries.
Specific areas of research interest include:
- Creative Industries and Local Economic Development
- Popular Economies and Night-Time Economies
- Municipalism and Economic Democracy
- Urban inequalities and Financialisation
- Critical Urban Theory and Political Ecology (Ecosophy)
DEVP0038 Urbanisation and Development
BASC0018 Urban Inequalities and Global Development
- University College London
- Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), ATQ02 - Recognised by the HEA as an Associate Fellow | 2019
Dr Alessio Kolioulis is an urban theorist working at The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (UCL) in the MSc Urban Economic Development. His research interests fall within two themes: i) urban inequalities and economic democracy, and ii) technological innovation and the creative industries.
Alessio holds a Joint PhD in Urban Planning and Aesthetics (Rome La Sapienza/Paris 8) and has a background in development economics and international cooperation. His doctoral thesis on the electronic music industry analysed the links between night-time economies, urban space, and techno cultures in London and Detroit.
Prior to joining UCL, Alessio worked as a Grants Officer and Impact Analyst for various development organisations working primarily in Latin America and the Middle East. Alessio is also the editor of the Journal engagée (Berlin/London/Vienna) and the publisher Eterotopia France.