Matthieu Giroud, the well-known geographer, was born on September 24, 1977, in the village of Jarrie, south of Grenoble in southeastern France and died on November 13, 2015.
He carried out his studies at the Institute of Alpine Geography at Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble.
There he received his master’s degree in geography.
Matthieu Giroud move to the united kingdom, where he received his bachelor’s degree in geography at the University of Leeds in 1999.
Matthieu was a member of the laboratory Comparative analysis of power within the institution.
Matthieu Giroud research focused on the analysis of the city.
He was the notably coordinator for the translation of the work of the British radical geographer David Harvey, Paris capital of modernity.
Matthieu was Associate Professor in geography at the University of Paris East at Marne-la-Vallée.
Also, a member of the multidisciplinary research unit Analyse Comparée des Pouvoirs.
Matthieu Giroud left behind his Aurelie his wife and a son, aged 3, and unborn child.
Matthieu Giroud passed away at 39 years old on November 13, 2015.