Ulf Strohmayer is a German-born geographer who is a Professor and Head of the School of Geography & Archaeology at the National University of Ireland, Galway. Born in Germany, educated there, in Sweden and in the USA (PhD, Penn State), he has held posts in the USA, France and at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
Texts include Space and Social Theory (1997) and Human Geography: A Century Revisited (2004; both edited with Georges Benko). His work is largely theoretical, drawing on social and cultural theory as well as human geography, and aims to illuminate historical geographies of modernity. He has written and published extensively on the urban historical geography of Paris, France.