Senior Research Fellow, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Martin Müller is the Swiss National Science Foundation Professor in the
Department of Geography, University of Zurich, and a senior research fellow in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham (UK).

He does research on the impacts and planning of mega-events.

Recent publications:
Müller, Martin. 2014. “After Sochi 2014: Costs and Impacts of Russia’s Olympic Games.” Eurasian Geography and Economics 55 (6): 628–55. doi:10.1080/15387216.2015.1040432.
———. 2015a. “What Makes an Event a Mega-Event? Definitions and Sizes.” Leisure Studies 0 (0): 1–16. doi:10.1080/02614367.2014.993333.
———. 2015b. “The Mega-Event Syndrome: Why so Much Goes Wrong in Mega-Event Planning and What to Do about It.” Journal of the American Planning Association 81 (in press): 1–12. doi:10.1080/01944363.2015.1038292.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham