The Nordic Africa Institute

Stephen Marr

Research Associate


Stephen Marr is Senior Lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies at Malmö University with a PhD in Political Science from the University of Florida. His current research engages issues of comparative urbanism, with a focus on practices of DIY urbanism amidst pervasive socio-economic and spatial insecurity in cities of sub-Saharan Africa (Lagos) and the post-industrial American Midwest (Detroit). Other interests include peace and conflict, globalization, political theory and popular culture.