Renaud LE GOIX
Maître de conférences [Géographie physique, humaine, économique et régionale]
Renaud Le Goix has been an Associate Professor (Maître de conférences) since 2004 at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and has been appointed vice-president for research (2010-2013). His doctorate research on privatization of residential estates and gated communities in the United States, aimed at demonstrating the impact of residential enclaves on segregation patterns, using spatial analysis tools on a GIS. He has expertise in urban geography, spatial analysis, modelling and mapping of social differentiation patterns, GIS. He has developed an analytical tool for addressing the impact of gated communities on property values and on segregation patterns as well as a comparative framework to address the relations between the private residential governance and the local government bodies. He is extending his research to include other forms of private urban governance (such as Business Improvement Districts and Aiport cities), and seeks to demonstrate the negative outcomes of private urban governance on local and metro governance. He was awarded French research grants (Mairie de Paris : ?Real-estate prices in Paris, 1990-2004?, 2004-2006, Ministère de la Recherche, ?ACI Ville?, Doctoral grant, 1999-2001) and was Fulbright Fellow (2002 - Visiting scholar at UCLA and CUNY) and Tocqueville Fellow (2000 French American Foundation, Visiting scholar at USC and UCLA). He was Chair of the organizing committee of the 4th international conference on Private Urban Governance, Paris, 2007, representative of the International Research Network on Private Urban Governance. He is principal investigator in an ANR-funded research program on Public-Private Interactions in the Production of Suburban areas (2010-2013 / ANR JCJC 07-0081).