Dr Francesca Fiori

Dr Francesca Fiori

Associate Lecturer in Geography

Researcher profile




Francesca returned to St Andrews in 2020 as Associate Lecturer in Geography, after two years as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, where she worked on an ESRC-funded project exploring the causes and consequences of inequalities in Scottish society. Previously she was a Research fellow of the Centre for Population Change in the School of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews (2010-2018). She holds a PhD in Demography (2008) from Sapienza-University of Rome.


I teach on quantitative methods and population change.

I am the course organizer for:

GG4223: Advanced Quantitative Methods

SD5029: Population Change and Sustainable Development

I also contribute to:

GG3201: Unit 2A: Quantitative Methods for Social Scientists 

SD2002: Sustainable Development: Tools for action

PhD supervision

  • Ruhamah Thejus
  • Christopher Murray
  • Jiseon Baek

Selected publications


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