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I joined Brunel University in 2004 after having worked as a Research Fellow in the Human Geography department at the Open University. I completed my MSc at the Cultural Studies Department, Birmingham and my PhD in 2001 at the Sociology Department, Lancaster University.


  • PhD Cultural Sociology (Lancaster University)
  • MSocSc Cultural Studies (Birmingham University)
  • BA Culture and Communication (Lancaster University)

Newest selected publications

Degen, MM., Melhuish, C. and Rose, G. (2016) '“The real modernity that is here”: understanding the role of digital visualisations in the production of a new urban imaginary at Msheireb Downtown, Doha'. City and Society. ISSN: 1548-744X Open Access Link

Journal article

Degen, MM. (Accepted) 'Urban Regeneration and 'Resistance of Place': Foregrounding Time and Experience'. Space and Culture. ISSN: 1552-8308 Open Access Link

Journal article

Degen, MM., Buckingham, S. and Marandet, E. (2016) 'Women involved in street sex work in the UK: An analysis of service need and provision'. Place of publication: U-Turn Women's Project. Available at: Access Link


Degen, MM. and Rose, G. (2016) 'Dimming the scintillating glow of unwork: looking at digital visualisations of urban redevelopment projects', in Lindner, C. and Jordan, S. (eds.) Cities Interrupted Visual Culture and Urban Space. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 10: 1474224415. ISBN 13: 9781474224413.

Book chapter

Degen, MM., Melhuish, C. and Rose, G. (2015) 'Producing Place Atmospheres Digitally: Architecture, Digital Visualisations Practices and the Experience Economy'. Journal of Consumer Culture, Forthcoming. ISSN: 1741-2900 Open Access Link

Journal article
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