Dave O'Brien

by JCE November 3, 2017

Dave O’Brien is Chancellor’s Fellow in Cultural and Creative Industries, based in the School of History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Cultural Policy: Management, Value and Modernity in the Creative Industries (2014) and the co-editor of The Routledge Companion to Global Cultural Policy (2017), Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies: Cultural Policy (2017) and After Urban Regeneration (2015). He was a Parliamentary Academic Fellow during 2018, working with the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee; and is currently supporting the Performers’ Alliance APPG with their inquiry on social mobility into performing arts jobs. He was lead investigator on Who is missing from the picture? an AHRC-funded Creative Economy project that published the Panic! report on inequality in cultural and creative jobs, audiences, and wider British society.