Nonresident Senior Fellow, Global Cities
About Michele Acuto
Michele Acuto is director of the Melbourne Centre for Cities and professor of global urban politics at the University of Melbourne, where he also serves as Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. He is a recognized voice on the intersection between international affairs and urban governance, with extensive work on questions of urban health, waste management, nighttime economy, and city networks.
He is the author of, amongst others, Global Cities, Governance and Diplomacy (Routledge), Leading Cities (UCL Press), Managing Cities at Night (Bristol), and How to Build a Global City (Cornell).
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