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Director, Urban Studies Institute, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Jan Nijman is the founding director of the Urban Studies Institute and Distinguished University Professor, Geosciences, at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University

Recent books:
J. Nijman (ed.), The Life of North American Suburbs. Imagined Utopias and Transitional Spaces. University of Toronto Press, 2020.

J. Nijman (ed.), Amsterdam's Canal District: Origins, Evolution, and Future Prospects. University of Toronto Press, 2020.

J. Nijman, M. Shin, and P.O. Muller, Geography: Realms, Regions and Concepts. 18th Edition. Wiley, 2020.

J. Nijman, M. Shin, and P.O. Muller, The World Today: Concepts and Regions in Geography. 8th Edition. Wiley, 2020.

Before joining GSU, he spearheaded urban research and teaching programs at the University of Amsterdam and the University of Miami. He holds a secondary appointment as Professor of Urban Studies and Geography at the University of Amsterdam.

Experience

  • –present
    Director of Urban Sciences Institute, Georgia State University
  • –present
    Distinguished professor of geosciences, Georgia State University