Ron Martin (geographer)

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Ronald Leonard Martin FBA FAcSS (born 17 April 1948)[1] is professor of economic geography at the Department of Geography University of Cambridge. He is a fellow of the Cambridge-MIT Institute, research associate of the Centre for Business Research and professorial fellow of St Catharine's College, Cambridge.

Martin's research focuses on the geographies of work and of financial systems, regional economic development, economic theory and economic geography, and the interface between geography and public policy.[2] He is the editor of the journal Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, published by Oxford University Press.[3] He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2005, and awarded a Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship for 2007-2010.[3]

Outside of his academic work, he is an associate director of the Local Futures Group, an economic-geographic consultancy.[3]

Awards and recognition[edit]


  1. ^ 'MARTIN, Prof. Ronald Leonard', Who's Who 2013, A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc, 2013; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2012 ; online edn, Nov 2012 accessed 29 April 2013
  2. ^ "Ron Martin". Department of Geography, Cambridge. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Editorial Pen Portrait". Cambridge Jnl Regions, Econ and Society. Oxford Journals. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "British Academy Fellows - Ron Martin". British Academy. Archived from the original on 26 December 2014. Retrieved 26 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

  • Profile at the Department of Geography, Cambridge