Dr Michael Bounds
Dr Michael Bounds author of Urban Social Theory (OUP 2004) is currently co-ordinator of the Practitioner in Residence Program of the Henry Halloran Trust at The University of Sydney. He is a full member of the Planning Institute of Australia and a Director of Australian Research and Testing Services Pty Ltd.
He has been an Associate Professor and Head of the School of Sociology and Justice Studies at UWS where he was also a Director of the Urban Studies Research Centre. He lectured extensively in the UNSW BTP and MUDD and has worked as an Urban Sociologist for over 25 years. He has undertaken research into public housing and tenant participation, gentrification, urban conflict, development and cultural change and the settlement of outer suburban Master Planned Estates and is the author of a number of articles and reports on housing and urban development.