Professor Karen Lucas

Celebrating the University's 'Women of Achievement 2016': Professor Karen Lucas, Institute for Transport Studies.


In 2015, Karen was awarded the prestigious Edward L Ullman award by the Association of American Geographers for her work on transport and social inclusion.

Karen has various markers of external excellence: she is an external member of the Sustainable Transport Steering Committee of Asian Development Bank; a member of Scientific Committee and Special Interest Group Leader for Social Inclusion for the World Conference of Transport Society (WCTRS); chairperson of Transport Geography Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society of which she is a Fellow; co-leader of an EU COST Action on Transport Equity Assessment; and Associate Editor of the Journal of Transport Geography.

Karen recently took on an initiative to deliver training for the Asian Development Bank and was awarded the best training course 2014 for ‘Designing Socially Inclusive Transport Projects’.

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