Lisa Rohrer

Research Fellow

Lisa is a creative and critical thinker who dwells on social and cultural questions related to urban spaces. Her academic and professional experience has included mixed-methods research in topics such as urban design, identity and movement (mobility, migration, tourism), nature in cities, and urban planning language. She also has a background in editorial work.

Academic qualifications

  • MSc in Urban Studies (Estonian Academy of Arts, Tallinn, 2019-2021)
  • BA in Media Studies and American Studies, concentration in visual and popular culture (University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 2011-2015)

Related courses:

  • Placemaking in the City summer programme (University of Amsterdam, 2019)
  • One year of MSc in Urban and Regional Planning (Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018-2019)


  • English (native)
  • Swedish (basic)

Prior positions

  • Research Intern (Nordregio, 2020-2021)
  • Research and Teaching Assistant (Virginia Commonwealth University, 2018-2019)
  • Communications Manager / Communications, Program, and Development Assistant (Center for Christian Study, 2015-2018)


Green Visions: Greenspace Planning and Design in Nordic Cities