CV — PROF. DR. TUNA TAŞAN-KOK
Prof. Dr. Tuna Taşan-Kok holds the position of Chair of Urban Planning and Governance at the University of Amsterdam. Tuna has wide-ranging knowledge and experience in the fields of urban social geography and urban planning and has worked for several high-ranking international organisations with connections to extensive international research networks, with whom she actively collaborates. She is interested in analysing urban transformation from different angles of social geography and spatial planning.
Tuna Taşan-Kok has initiated, coordinated, and implemented several internationally and locally funded research projects and has attracted significant research funding including a prestigious multi-million EU grant (FP7 project DIVERCITIES). Other international grants include Urban Europe, Euronet among others and local grants include those from NWO and FWO. Tuna’s current research funding is approaching €10 million, of which more than € 1.5 million is directly generated for the academic organisations she worked for.