Retrat de Mariona Tomàs

Lecturer of Political Science

Mariona Tomàs Fornés, Professor of Political Science and member of the Local Studies Research Group (GREL) at the Universitat de Barcelona, is an expert in metropolitan governance and urban policies.

Doctor in Urban Studies from the National Institute of Scientific Research in Quebec, she garnered the Extraordinary Prize and the Governor General of Canada’s Academic Gold Medal. Her book Penser métropolitain? La bataille politique du Grand Montréal [Thinking metropolitan? The political battle of Greater Montreal] won the Quebec National Assembly’s Political Book Prize in 2013.

Articles by Mariona Tomàs Farnés

Il·lustració © Ana Yael Zareceansky. Una persona llança una xarxa de pescar. La xarxa és un mapa de ciutats.
Building the metropolisModels and key variables of metropolitan governance

The governance of metropolitan areas is a recurring issue on the political agenda. There is no single formula since each city has its peculiarities due to...