Birth - Death
Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive, De Montfort University, Leceister, since 2010. Professor in English Literature with a specialty in theatre criticism. Former academic at the University of Salford and at the University of Sheffield (Head of the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics). Leader of the British Library Theatre Archive Project and a former chairman of Sheffield Theatres Trust, responsible for the Crucible Theatre and the Lyceum Theatre.