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Allan Parsons

  • Academic Liaison
  • University of Westminster

Research Interests

Theory of Action; Theory of Learning; Praxis; Poiesis; Theoria; Phronesis; Ethics; Politics; Social practices; Spatial practices

Followers (21)

  • Fiona O'Brien

    Fiona O'Brien University of Westminster

  • John Eoe

    John Eoe

  • Alice Branton

    Alice Branton

  • Atanas G. Atanasov

    Atanas G. Atanasov Department of Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna

  • Levi Silerio

    Levi Silerio

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Following (13)

  • Fiona O'Brien

    Fiona O'Brien University of Westminster

  • Dalia Hashem

    Dalia Hashem

  • Jessica Reeves

    Jessica Reeves Mendeley

  • Ellie Murphy

    Ellie Murphy University of Westminster

  • Eleni Zazani

    Eleni Zazani Imperial College London

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About

Allan Parsons lives and works in London, where he studied design and philosophy. He works in academic liaison at the University of Westminster and is an associate lecturer at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

He has tutored undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD students, and has worked in recent years on the delivery of research skills programmes at Royal Holloway, University of London and the University of Westminster. Prior to that, he spent many years as a consultant for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on its International Futures Programme.

He has also worked on government-funded, technology-related research projects with universities, such as Imperial College, Brunel University and University of the Arts, and large corporations, such as Arup and British Telecom.

In his early career he worked for such august institutions as the University of London's Institute of Education, the British Library and the British Film Institute, as well as such publishers as Bowker-Saur, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts and ProQuest.

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Professional experience

Academic Liaison

University of Westminster

October 2008 - Present

Associate lecturer

Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

September 2004 - Present

Information Consultant

Royal Holloway University of London

October 2007 - July 2008 (9 months)

Consultant

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

January 1993 - July 2004 (11 years 6 months)