Dr Franziska Paul
- Research Associate in Global Remunicipalisation (Management)
Franziska Christina Paul is a Research Associate in the Adam Smith Business School.
Franziska currently works on a European Research Council grant titled “Global Remunicipalisation and the Post-Neoliberal Turn” (2019-2024). The project critically interrogates the growing phenomenon of remunicipalisation and its implications for an emerging post-neoliberal urbanism.
Franziska holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Glasgow (2015-2019) which is titled ‘“Resist! Reclaim! Restructure!”: The Struggle for Trade Union Environmentalism and Energy Democracy’. The project was supervised by Dr David Featherstone and Professor Andrew Cumbers, and was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council.
Prior to the PhD, Franziska received a first-class MA in Geography and Sociology from the University of Aberdeen (2010-2014) and graduated with distinction from the MRes in Human Geography at the University of Glasgow (2014-2015).
Franziska is a member of the School's Entrepreneurship, Development and Political Economy research cluster.
Areas of expertise:
- Public and collective ownership
- Energy democracy
- Trade union environmentalism
- Knowledge Exchange Grant for ‘Public Futures’ Database Construction, Knowledge Exchange Flexible Fund, University of Glasgow, 2020, £12,600
- Small Grant for Conference Support, Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment & Society (SAGES), 2018, £750
- Conference Support Fund, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2017, £300
- Overseas Fieldwork Allowance, Economic and Social Research Council via Scottish Graduate School of Social Sciences, 2016, £4,800
- Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Full Studentship via the "Environment, Climate Change and Energy" Pathway, 2015-2018
- School of Geographical and Earth Sciences Tuition Fees-Paid Scholarship for the MRes in Human Geography, 2014-2015, £5,350
- Best Overall Degree Performance 2014-2015, MRes Human Geography, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2015, £25
- Highest Graded Dissertation 2015, MRes Human Geography, School of Geographical and Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow, 2015, £25
- Deeside Field Prize in Memory of Dr John S Smith, awarded to the best Honours or Joint Honours Geography student in their final Honours year, University of Aberdeen, 2014, £250
- Professor Roy Mellor Memorial Prize in Human Geography, awarded to the undergraduate student who submits the best thesis in Human Geography, University of Aberdeen, 2014, £40
- O'Dell Memorial Prize in Geography, awarded to the student who attains the highest standard in the dissertation in Geography, University of Aberdeen, 2014, £15