Howard Davis (BA Cambridge; PhD Edinburgh) was appointed Professor of Social Theory and Institutions at Bangor University in 1997 and was Head of the School of Social Sciences from 1999-2007. He worked previously at the universities of Kent and Glasgow, where he was a founder member of the Glasgow Media Group. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. From 2008- 2018 he was Co-Director of the Wales Institute for Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD). His main areas of research are social theories of culture and creativity; cultural formations and transitions in post-Soviet societies; social identities at local, national and international levels; research methods for the sociological analysis of culture, language and identities. His most recent project is part of WISERD Civil Society and examines experiences of participation at the local level and their implications for civic exclusion and expansion.
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