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Dr Suzanne Reimer 

Associate Professor, Director of Athena Swan

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Suzanne Reimer is interested in aspects of design, creativity, knowledge and innovation, including the gendering of creativity and design labour; and in the role of design in commodity networks. She has on-going interests in the furniture industry; modernism and design; and moto-mobilities.

Dr Suzanne Reimer is currently Associate Professor in Human Geography. She has been a member of staff in Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton since 2004.

Qualifications

BA; MA Geography (University of British Columbia)
PhD Geography (Cantab)

Employment

2004- to date Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor, University of Southampton
1995 - 2004 Lecturer in Geography, University of Hull

Research interests

  • Design, creativity and knowledge
  • Design and commodity networks
  • Cultures of consumption; ethical issues in consumption
  • Local labour market dynamics, changing gender divisions of labour and notions of employment 'risk'


Research projects

  • 2006-2008 The geography of commercial design: a comparison of London and the regions (ESRC) (with Peter Sunley and Steven Pinch)
  • 2005-2006 Design consultancy firms and the geography of the UK design industry (University of Southampton Annual Grant Competition)
  • 1997-2001 For home consumption: commodity chains in the household furnishings industry (ESRC and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).

Research group

Economy, Society and Governance

Athena Swan Working Group Coordinator

Dr Reimer has been a member of the International Advisory Board for Home Cultures since the journal's inception in 2004

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Dr Suzanne Reimer
University of Southampton University Road Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number: 44/2069

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