Fellows are established scholars who have their main appointment at another institution, and work together with the Urban Futures Studio to push intellectual boundaries.

John Robinson – Professorial fellow
John Robinson is a Professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and the School of the Environment, at the University of Toronto, where is he also Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability.

Rosi Braidotti - Professorial fellow
Distinguished University Professor and founding Director of the Centre for the Humanities at Utrecht University. 

Mark Swilling - Professorial fellow
Distinguished Professor and Programme Coordinator: Sustainable Development in the School of Public Leadership, University of Stellenbosch and Academic Director of the Sustainability Institute.

Edwin Buitelaar - Professorial fellow
Edwin Buitelaar is a professor of land and real estate development at Utrecht University and a senior researcher of urban development at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency.

Peter Pelzer- Fellow
Assistant Professor in Spatial Planning and Urban Futures at the Department of Human Geography and Spatial Planning. Pelzer is affiliated with the Urban Futures Studio as a researcher and teacher.

Dan Hassler-Forest - Fellow
Assistant professor of Cultural Theory and Zombies at Utrecht University and editor of Transmedia: Storytelling in the Digital Age and Science Fiction, Fantasy and Politics: Transmedia World-building Beyond Capitalism.

Roy Bendor - Fellow
Assistant Professor at Delft University of Technology's Department of Industrial design.

Joost Vervoort - Fellow
Assistant Professor in the Environmental Governance Group at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford.

Michiel van Iersel - Fellow
Program Lead of the Chair of Architecture and Urban Transformation at ETH Zürich. He is the co-founder of cultural collective Non-fiction and research platform Failed Architecture and was a 18-2019 Loeb Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.



Supporting partners

The Urban Futures Studio is supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment and the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations. For more information about the projects and research supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, please read the yearly report for 2018-2019.