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Professor Peter Taylor FBA

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About this Fellow

Global Geography History of Geography Urban Studies



Current post

  • Director of GaWC and Professor, School of Built and Natural Environment, Northumbria University; Emeritus Professor, Department of Geography, Loughborough University

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough University, 1995 - 2010
  • Professor of Geography, Loughborough University, Loughborough University, 1995
  • , Newcastle University, 1968 - 1995


Global Urban Analysis: a Survey of Cities in Globalization (with P. Ni, M Hoyler, B Derudder, X Huang, and F Witlox) 2011

Political Geography: World-Economy, Nation-State, Locality (with C. Flint) 6th edition

Seats, Votes and the Spatial Organization of Elections 2012/1979

Extraordinary Cities: Millennia of Moral Syndromes, World-Systems and City/State Relations 2013

World City Network: a Global Urban Analysis (with B. Derudder) 2nd edition

Other Anthropology and Geography Fellows

Professor Janet Carsten

The anthropology of kinship with particular reference to Malaysia & Britain, domestic relations, historical migration, the house, adoption reunions, kinship & memory, bodily substance, the interface between popular & medical ideas about blood.

Professor Derek Gregory

Social theory and human geography; colonial power, late modern war and military occupation in the Middle East; Orientalism and cultures of travel in Egypt, 1780-1920.

Professor Mike Heffernan

The history of geography and cartography; the historical geography of France and the French empire in the 19th and 20th centuries

Professor Ruth Mace

The evolution of human behaviour and culture, especially demography and anthropology; the evolutionary ecology of reproduction, cultural phylogenetics, and the evolution of co-operative behaviour