Eduardo Medeiros is a Geography Professor and an Integrated Research Fellow in DINÂMIA’CET-IUL, Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Portugal. He has a PhD and post-PhD  in Geography – Regional and Urban Planning. He is DG REGIO, ESPON and URBACT expert. During a 5-month stay in Arizona State University, he will compare how USA and EU Border Cities are contributing and can contribute for increasing territorial integration, via the reduction of cross-border obstacles and the promotion of cross-border planning, and how border cities can provide crucial solutions to the challenges that border areas are facing today, within a shared vision for a more integrated, sustainable and inclusive future of both for EU and USA border region, that are generally included in the group of less developed regions in both continents.

Arizona State University

Grant duration: 5 months