Festival Godwin Boateng

Research Affiliates

Festival Godwin Boateng is a Senior Researcher in Mobility Governance at the Transport Studies Unit (TSU), a research institute within the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford, UK. His research interests are diverse and focus on engaged scholarship at the intersection of transport, housing, land use, pollution, climate, technology, urban governance, and policy. Festival is one of the editors of Nature: Humanities and Social Sciences Communications, formerly Palgrave Communications and a Board Member of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization.


Festival obtained his PhD from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Melbourne-Australia. He also holds degrees from Roskilde University, Copenhagen-Denmark and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi-Ghana. Before joining TSU, Festival was a postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Climate School of Columbia University, and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Urban Policy and Planning, Hunter College, New York.