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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 Robert Layton

Social evolution & social change in hunter-gatherer & peasant societies; the anthropology & archaeology of art; indigenous rights

Professor Miles Ogborn

Historical geography of trade & empire; seventeenth & eighteenth centuries; India; Caribbean; communication in speech, script & print

Professor Denise Pumain

Comparative analysis of the evolution of cities & systems of cities in different parts of the world; dynamic modelling of complex systems in social sciences; geographical theory.