Emma is heavily involved in teaching. She is Subject Coordinator for the School's new MSc Infrastructure and Sustainable Development and leads on a number of modules across postgraduate and undergraduate programmes. She is also involved with colleagues in the School of the Built Environment in developing the delivery of the School's online programmes for distance learners and exploring novel ways of enhancing interdisciplinary training in the School. Her teaching interests include development theory; urban policy and planning in the global South; dynamics of globalization; legal frameworks; urban social theory; urban diversity and equalities; academic skills and research methodologies.
Emma leads and teaches on the following postgraduate and undergraduate modules:
Development and Urbanisation
Globalisation: Environment and Development
Urban Diversity: People, society and space
Urban Lab one: Urban Design and Place Experience
Legal and Regulatory Frameworks (on-line)
Essential Skills in the Built Environment
SupervisionEmma supervises Msc and BA dissertations in planning at Oxford Brookes. She has also been involved in the supervision of MSc dissertations in planning at the University of Zambia and is currently acting as an external supervisor for PhD in planning in the Copperbelt University in Zambia.
- Wragg, E. (forthcoming) Landlords and room renting in unplanned settlements in Lusaka: the role of social networks in the production of rental housing.
- Wragg, E. (forthcoming) A livelihood for the urban poor under threat: room renting and home based enterprises in Lusaka’s unplanned settlements.
- Mpembamoto, K, Nchito, W, Siame, G and Wragg, E (2017) Impact of sector-based upgrading on home-based enterprises: a case study of Chaisa Settlement Environment and Urbanization Volume: 29 issue: 2, page(s): 597-614
- Wragg, E., Kurul, E., Novo De Azevedo, L. Sames, D. and Lim, R. Developing the “model office” as an approach to interdisciplinary practice-based learning. Paper to be presented at Oxford Brookes Teaching and Learning Conference July 2016.
- Wragg, E. (2016) Strategies for increasing student engagement. Presentation for Oxford Brookes SBE “SPARK” research and teaching seminar series, February 2016.
- Wragg, E. and Novo De Azevedo, L. (2016) Integrating practice/work based learning into the curriculum. Presentation for Oxford Brookes SBE “SPARK” research and teaching seminar series, February 2016.
- Wragg, E. (2016) Strategies for increasing student engagement. Presentation for Oxford Brookes OCSLD seminar series, December 2015.
- Wragg, E. & Lim R. (2015) Urban Visions from Lusaka, Zambia. Habitat International 46: pp 260-270
- Wragg, E. & Lim R (2014) Economic Geographies of Globalisation. Presentation for Oxford Brookes SBE research seminar series.
- Wragg, E. & Lim R. (2013) Urban Visions of the Excluded. Experiences of globalization in Lusaka, Zambia. Paper presented at the 14th N‐AERUS / GISDECO Conference. Enscheda.