Howard Davis was appointed Professor of Social Theory and Institutions at Bangor University in 1997 and was Head of the School of Social Sciences from 1999-2007. He worked previously at the universities of Kent, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Howard is interested in social theories of culture and creativity; cultural formations and transitions in post-Soviet societies; social implications of new technologies; the formation of social identities at local, national and international levels; research methods for the sociological analysis of culture, media and communications.
Howard is the leader of Bangor team which includes Dr Sally Baker (Research Fellow) and Marta Kowalska (researcher assistant). This three year project is coordinated by Professor Robert Miller from Queen’s University, Belfast. The other partners are from the Institute of Sociology, Magdeburg, Germany; the Department of European Culture Studies, University of Lodz, Poland; the School of Economics and Business Administration, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia; the Institute of Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria; and the Department of Sociology, ‘Frederico II’ University, Naples, Italy.