Professor Jon Coaffee

Jon Coaffee is Professor of Urban Geography in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick.

He is Director of the ESRC Midland Graduate School Doctoral Training Partnership and a Deputy Director of Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and Leverhulme-funded doctoral training centres. His research focuses upon the interplay of physical, technical and socio-political aspects of urban risk and vulnerably and he is a recognised international expert in counter-terrorism, urban security and city-based resilience.

His work has been supported by a significant number of UK Research and Innovation grants and EU funding where, over the last 25 years, he has worked closely with a range of built environment, emergency management, policing and security stakeholders to ensure his research has real world impact.