PhD in Urban and Regional Economics, HafenCity University Hamburg
Melanie Fasche is an Economic Geographer. Before joining the Sotheby’s Institute of Art as a Lecturer in Art Business she held positions as Contractually Limited Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography at the University of Bayreuth and as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. Melanie’s research focuses on the organization and geography of value creation and career building, the role of commercial galleries and private collectors in these processes, global market expansion, and relations between the art market and urban development. She received a PhD in Urban and Regional Economics from HafenCity University Hamburg.