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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 Gillian Rose

Cultural geography: contemporary visual culture, especially photography and digital visualisations; the cultural representation and everyday experiencing of cities; visual research methodologies

Professor Meric Gertler

Urban and regional economic change, North America, Europe; innovation theory, policy and geography; institutions, industrial practices, national and regional modes of governance; creativity, cities and economic dynamism; universities and cities