Research Fellow

PhD, University of Sussex, United Kingdom




Dr Špela Močnik is a Research Fellow for the Lee Li Ming Programme in Ageing Urbanism. Špela was an AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council, UK) scholar between 2012 and 2015. She is an interdisciplinary sociologist specialising in the study of critical theory, multiculturalism, globalisation, cosmopolitanism, ageing society and Southeast Asian urbanisms, more specifically, public cosmopolitan spaces. Through her work, she hopes to articulate the centrality of social justice in understanding and applying solutions to urban areas conditioned by pluralism.


  • PhD, University of Sussex, UK
  • MA (with distinction), University of Warwick, UK
  • BA, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


  •  Delanty, G. and Močnik, Š. (2015) ‘Cosmopolitanism’, in Oxford Bibliographies in Sociology