Professor Mike Wilson

Professor of Drama, Loughborough University

Michael Wilson is Professor of Drama and Dean in the School of Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University. His main research interests lie broadly within the field of popular and vernacular performance and over the past ten years he has led numerous projects that explore the application of storytelling to a variety of social and policy contexts, especially around environmental policy, health, education and social justice.

He has been a member of the Advisory Boards for the Digital Economy Programme (RCUK, led by EPSRC), Connected Communities (AHRC) and Digital Transformations (AHRC). He is also Chair of the Arts and Humanities Panel for the British Council’s Newton Fund programme.