Nicholas Pleace

Nicholas Pleace


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Research interests

  • Homelessness and housing exclusion
  • Interdisciplinary research on spatially sorted inequalities
  • Intersections of social justice and climate justice 
  • The social geography of transformative change


Professor Nicholas Pleace joined CHP in 1991. His research interests centre on interdisciplinary, mixed method and comparative work, with a particular interest in homelessness nested within a wider concern with housing inequalities and social justice. He is also interested in the intersections between climate justice and social justice and spatially sorted inequalities, within a social geography framework.  

Nicholas is currently Interdisciplinary Research Champion for the School for Business and Society. He was the University of York Research Champion for Justice and Equality (2019-2022). He has been a member of the European Observatory on Homelessness, operating under the auspices of FEANTSA since 2010 and he is on the Editorial Boards of the European Journal of Homelessness and the International Journal of Housing Policy. 


External positions

Core research team European Observatory on Homelessness, Fédération Européenne d’Associations Nationales Travaillant avec les Sans-Abri (FEANTSA)

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