Fellow: Pearce
Elected: 2022
Discipline: Economics and Social Sciences
Professor Jamie Pearce
Professor of Health Geography and Director, Scottish Graduate School of Social Science, University of Edinburgh
Jamie Pearce is Professor of Health Geography at the University of Edinburgh, where he is co-Director of the Centre for Research on Environment Society and Health (CRESH), and Director of the ESRC Scottish Graduate School for Social Science. Professor Pearce’s research seeks to understand various social, political and environmental mechanisms operating at a range of geographical scales that establish and perpetuate spatial inequalities in health over the lifecourse. He is Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Health and Place, and is founding co- Editor-in-Chief of the recently established journal Wellbeing, Space & Society.