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Curriculum vitae

  • 2012 PhD, General issues in geography, Faculty of Science, Charles University
  • 2008 MSc, Social geography and regional development, Faculty of Science, Charles University
  • 2006 BSc, Geography and cartography, Faculty of Science, Charles University
Field of specialisation: 
  • residential mobility and segregations
  • environmental criminology
  • political and electoral geography
  • geographic information systems (GIS) in social sciences
  • mobilities research, counterurbanisation
Teaching activities: 

Methods in Social Geography I, Methods in Social Geography II, Urban Social Geography I, Urban Social Geography II, Selected Chapters from Physical and Human Geography,  (Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague)

Biographic information: 

Martin Šimon is a geographer with research interests in population mobilities and inequalities. His research include projects on demographic change, homelessness, elections, crime and social exclusion. In 2019, he was the recipient of the Otto Wichterle Award, for outstanding early career research. Martin Šimon is principal investigator of the Czech Science Foundation grant Residential segregation and mobility of foreign citizens and has published in leading international journals including Cities, Geo Journal and Sociologia Ruralis. Martin Šimon is a senior researcher at the Institute of Sociology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and researcher of Urban and Regional Laboratory at Charles University.

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