Urban geography, geopolitics, Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine, housing, socio-spatial differentiation, labour migration, interviewer effects.
- SGO1003 (Fall 2017) - Writing skills for human geographers (in Scandinavian)
- SGO1900 (Spring 2018) - Quantitative methods (in Scandinavian)
- SGO3500 (Spring 2018) - Urban structures and urban development (in Scandinavian)
- HGO4201 (Fall 2017) - Urbanism – urban structures and trends (in English)
PhD 2004 (Uppsala University)
Post-doc 2005-2007 (Stockholm School of Economics)
Docent 2009 (Uppsala University)
Previously at Umeå University (2009-2013) and at the University of Helsinki (2013-2016).
Associate editor: Eurasian Geography and Economics: http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rege20/current.
Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.no/citations?user=zZRuA7wAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao.
Articles and book chapters (2015-2018):
- K. Mezentsev, M. Gentile, N. Mezentseva and Iu. Stebletska (2018), An island of civilization in a sea of delay? Indifference and fragmentation along the rugged shorelines of Kiev’s newbuild archipelago, forthcoming in Journal of Urban Affairs (in press).
- Gentile, M. (2018), Gentrifications in the planetary elsewhere: Tele-urbanization, Schengtrification, colour-splashing, and the mirage of "more-than-adequate" critical theory, Urban Geography (in press).
- Gentile, M. (2018), Three metals and the “post-socialist city”: reclaiming the peripheries of urban knowledge, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, DOI: 10.1111/1468-2427.12552.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Staden och den geopolitiska förkastningslinjen", in T. Borén (ed.), Urban Utveckling och Interaktion, YMER 2017 (Stockholm: Svenska Sällskapet för Antropologi och Geografi), pp. 49-69.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Geopolitical fault-line cities", in A. Pikulicka-Wilczewska and G. Uehling (eds.), Migration and the Ukraine Crisis: A Two-Country Perspective (Bristol: E-International Relations), pp. 6-24.
- Gentile, M. (2017), "Boligsegregasjon", in D. Jordhus-Lier and K. Stokke (eds.), Innføring i Samfunnsgeografi (Oslo: Cappelen Damm), pp. 217-231.
- Ferenčuhová, S. and M. Gentile (2016), Introduction: Post-socialist cities and urban theory, Eurasian Geography and Economics 57 (4):483-496.
- Gentile, M. (2016), Neighbourhood reputation in the Soviet and early post-Soviet city: disassembling the geography of prestige in Ust’-Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan, European Urban and Regional Studies 23 (4): 697-715.
- Bernt, M., M. Gentile and S. Marcińczak (2015), Gentrification in post-communist countries: an introduction, Geografie 120 (2): 104-112.
- Gentile, M., J. Salukvadze and D. Gogishvili (2015), Newbuild gentrification, tele-urbanization and urban growth: placing the cities of the post-Communist South in the gentrification debate, Geografie 120 (2): 134-163.
- Gentile, M. (2015), The ‘Soviet’ factor: exploring perceived housing inequalities in a mid-sized city in the Donbas, Ukraine, Urban Geography 36 (5): 696-720.
- Gentile, M. (2015), The post-Soviet urban poor and where they live: Khrushchev-era blocks, "bad" areas, and the vertical dimension in Luhansk, Ukraine, Annals of the Association of American Geographers 105 (3): 583-603.
- Gentile, M. (2015), West-oriented in the East-oriented Donbas: A political stratigraphy of geopolitical identity in Luhansk, Ukraine, Post-Soviet Affairs 31 (3): 201-223.
- Marcińczak, S. T. Tammaru, J. Novák, M. Gentile, Z. Kovács, J. Temelová, V. Valatka, A. Kährik and B. Szabó (2015), Patterns of socioeconomic segregation in the capital cities of fast-track reforming post-socialist countries, Annals of the Association of American Geographers 105 (1): 183-202.
Ferenčuhová, S. and M. Gentile (2016)(guest eds.), Post-socialist cities and urban theory, Eurasian Geography and Economics 57 (4/5).
Includes contributions by Slavomira Ferencuhova & Michael Gentile; Slavomira Ferencuhová; Sonia Hirt; Tauri Tuvikene; Martin Ourednicek; Matthias Bernt; Thomas Borén & Craig Young; Oleg Golubchikov; Stefan Bouzarovski, Ludek Sykora och Roman Matousek; Jennifer Robinson.