Helga M. Leitner

Professor Department of Geography

1144 Bunche Hall

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1524

Campus Mailcode: 152403

Tel: (310) 825-1071

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Political and urban geography; international migration, immigrant incorporation, politics of immigration and citizenship, urban development and sustainability, urban social movements, and socio-spatial theory; regional foci USA, Europe, and SE Asia.

Research Interests

My current research projects focus on local politics of immigration and belonging, cities as sites of multicultural encounters, and rethinking global urbanism.