Bo Malmberg earned his PhD in Human Geography from Uppsala University and now serves as Professor of Geography at Stockholm University. Dr. Malmberg has held an Assistant Professorship at the Institute for Housing and Urban Research at Uppsala University and a Senior Lectureship at the Department of Social and Economic Geography at Uppsala University. He has been a visiting researcher at the University of California, Berkeley and at Harvard University, School of Public Health. From 2002 to 2011, he was an associate researcher at the Institute for Futures Studies in Stockholm. His research interests include economic geography, population geography, urban geography with focus on residential segregation and neighbourhood effects, GIS and remote sensing. At the institute he today works in the project Violent threats and internal security.