Alasdair Rae

Alasdair Rae

Alasdair is an urban and regional analyst focusing on spatial data, GIS, neighbourhoods, housing markets, transport, commuting, quantitative data analysis, internet search data and geovisualization.

He blogs at Stats, Maps n Pix, and tweets as @undertheraedar

He is a founding Editor of the interdisciplinary journal, Regional Studies, Regional Science, now one of the leading open access publications in the social sciences. He also led the project to digitise the Department’s JR James Archive, an urban image collection which has now been viewed more than 6 million times.

He has a PhD in urban and regional policy from the University of Liverpool (2007), an MA from The Ohio State University (2003), and a BA (Hons) from the University of Strathclyde (2001).