Dr Caroline Mullen
- Position: Senior Research Fellow
- Areas of expertise: mobility planning; sustainability – environmental, social, economic; mobility policy and governance; low carbon travel; political theory
- Email: C.A.Mullen@leeds.ac.uk
- Phone: +44(0)113 343 5343
- Location: Room 1.14, Institute for Transport Studies (34-40 University Road)
- Website: Googlescholar
Areas of work:
- Understanding travel demand and travel needs.
- Environmental and social justice for sustainable transport, especially walking and cycling.
- Application of political theory to policy and politics of sustainability in transport.
- Governance: particularly theory and application of deliberative and reflexive governance
- Epistemology and research methods
- Programme manager: Sustainability in Transport MSc
- Programme co-manager: Sustainable Cities MSc
- Research Group leader: Social and Political Sciences
Resrach projects I am currently working on:
- RACER (Rapid acceleration of Car Emission Reductions), Energy Research Council, (UKERC, 2017-2018)
- The Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions - Transport Theme, UKERC
Selected recent projects:
- Energy poverty and social relations: understanding vulnerability through secondary qualitative analysis, White Rose Collaboration Fund, 2017
- Need, mobility poverty and the ethics of the future cost of mobility: Greg Marsden and Caroline Mullen. This is part of the DEMAND Centre: Dynamics of Energy, Mobility and Demand, 2014 - 2017 (ESRC/EPSRC with support from ECLEER (EDF R&D), Transport for London and the International Energy Agency)
- CH4LLENGE: Addressing the four Key Challenges of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning, 2013-2016 (Co-Funded by Intelligent Energy Europe).
- Disruption: unlocking low carbon travel, Researcher (EPSRC, RCUK Energy).
- Multi-level Governance, Transport Policy and Carbon Emissions Management, Researcher (ESRC)
- Competitive Cities: The Network and Long term impacts of fiscal Management of Transport Demand, Researcher (EPSRC)
- Understanding Walking and Cycling, Researcher (EPSRC)
- PhD, School of Law, University of Manchester
- MA, Philosophy, University of Leeds
- BA (Hons), Philosophy, University of Leeds
Teaching and dissertation supervision on Undergraduate and Masters programmes and PhD supervision: on sustainability, transport and environmental policy, mobility planning, research methods and epistemology and sustainable futures.
I am happy to discuss PhD proposals on topics including:
- Urban mobility planning
- Walking and cycling
- Social, economic and environmental justice in mobility and transport
Research groups and institutes
- Social and Political Sciences