Jonathan Corcoran is a Professor in Human Geography within the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests lie in the fields of Human Geography, Demography, Spatial Science and Regional Science. His publications cover a broad suite of topics, including human mobility and migration, human capital, and urban fires, each of which has a focus on quantitative methods. He has worked closely with a range of government agencies both to inform and evaluate operational and strategic planning through the development of geographic-based tools. He is co-editor of Papers in Regional Science.