Professor Michael Wood FBA
About this Fellow
Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He was born in Lincoln, studied at Cambridge, and taught previously at Columbia University in New York and Exeter University.
- Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature, Princeton University
The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture
Film & cultural studies; theories of representation & entertainment; lesbian & gay culture; white representation; music & film; Italian cinema; the European crime film
Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.
The study of images, media & visual culture in relation to politics in both traditional & modern societies.