Dr Morag Rose

Lecturer in Human Geography Geography and Planning

About

Personal Statement

I am a Lecturer in Geography at The University of Liverpool. I teach on a range of modules with a focus on urban, historical and social geographies and qualitative methods. My research interests include public space, gender and access access alongside psychogeographies and walking as a political, cultural and creative tool. I joined the department immediately after finishing my Phd in Urban Studies and Planning at The University of Sheffield. My thesis title is "Women Walking Manchester: Desire Lines Through The Original Modern City." Prior to my studentship I worked in various community development and voluntary sector infastructure roles across Greater Manchester. This background is reflected in my commitment to equality and widening participation. It also gave me valuable experience of the importance of quality research beyond academia. Alongside my academic career I am an established walking artist and activist. In 2006 I founded the psychogeographical collective The LRM (Loiterers Resistance Movement) and I have performed, exhibited and shared this work widely. You can hear me talk about my artistic practice in the BBC Radio 4 documentary "Art of Now: Women Who Walk" which is available via BBC Sounds