Stanisław Mordwa, Ph.D., assoc. prof.

Institute of the Built Environment and Spatial Policy
Faculty of Geographical Sciences University of Lodz
Address:
ul. Kopcińskiego 31, 90-142 Łódź (Poland), room: 309
Phone:
(+48)42-635-45-82
E-mail:
stanislaw.mordwa@geo.uni.lodz.pl

Education

  • M.Sc. in geography (specialization: spatial economy & spatial planning) – 1991, Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences, Łódź University; Master's thesis: Spatial images of Łódź (in Polish); advisor: dr hab. Stanisław Pączka;
  • Ph.D. in geographical sciences – 2000, Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences, Łódź University; dissertation: Spatial images of Central Poland Cities (in Polish); supervisor: dr hab. Jerzy Dzieciuchowicz;
  • Habilitation (post-doctoral degree, qualification for professorship) in geography – 2015, Faculty of Geographical Sciences, Łódź University; dissertation: Crime and the sense of security within city space. The Łódź case (in Polish).

Teaching fields

  • human geography, geography of perception, spatial analysis methods, statistics, selected problems of geography of crime, creation of security space, thematic cartography.

Research fields

  • social and economic geography, esp. geography of perception, geography of crime (organization of public safety, spatial structure and socio-demographic determinants of crime, sense of security, perception of social and spatial hazards.

Selected publications (in English, French and German)

  • Mordwa S., Dzieciuchowicz J., Klima E.,Retkiewicz W., 2005, Religion at the Time of Changes in Lodz: Organizational, Spatial and Social Structures, Space-Society-Economy, 7, pp. 286-300; [pdf].
  • Dzieciuchowicz J., Mordwa S., Retkiewicz W., (Bartos J.), Sheet XVIII. Religious Faiths in Łódź; [in:] The Łódź Atlas (ed. Liszewski S.); Łódź, 2011. ISBN 978-83-901168-8-4; [sheet]; [description].
  • Mordwa S., 2012, The potential of transport and communication, [in:] M. Rosińska-Bukowska, A. Janiszewska, S. Mordwa (eds.), Potentials of Poland. Introduction to Socio-Economic Geography of Poland for Foreigners, Wyd. Department of Spatial Economy and Spatial Planning, Łódź, pp. 202-225, ISBN 978-83-937758-1-1, [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., Rosińska-Bukowska M., Janiszewska A. (red.), 2012, Potentials of Poland. Introduction to Socio-Economic Geography of Poland for Foreigners, Wyd. Department of Spatial Economy and Spatial Planning, Łódź, [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., 2013, Age and sex patterns of persons suspected of committing offences in Łódź, Space-Society-Economy, 12, pp. 75-91, ISSN: 1733-3180, [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., Klima E., 2014, Old people's living space and their quality of life - social geography perspective, Materiały konferencyjne, IGU Regional Conference 'Changes, Challenges, Responsibility', Kraków, 18-22 August 2014; [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., Klima E., Janiszewska A., 2014, Elderly people and their quality of life - challenges for geography, Space-Society-Economy, 13, pp. 173-189, ISSN: 1733-3180; [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., 2016, Geography of crime in Poland and its interrelations with other fields of study, Geographia Polonica, vol. 89, iss. 2, pp. 187-202, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7163/GPol.0053; [pdf].
  • Mordwa S., 2016, Geographic profiling, as the application of spatial analyses in discovering the perpetrators of crimes (in print).