Loughborough University / Human Geography

Allan Watson worked as a lecturer of Human Geography at Staffordshire University between the years of 2008-2016. Since 2016, he has been a lecturer at Loughborough University.  Since 2014, Watson has been working as Associate Director of Globalization and World Cities Network (GaWC) in the field of cultural and creative industries.

He is a cultural-economic geographer with research interests that focus predominantly on the geographies of music and the musical economy, as well as film and media. He deals with geographical relations on cultural production, labor and consumption with sociological perspectives.