Professor of Governance and Development
Cardiff University

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Kevin Morgan is Professor of Governance and Development in the School of Geography and Planning at Cardiff University, where he is also the Dean of Engagement. His interests include the theory, policy and practice of place-based innovation systems; multi-level governance regimes; experimental governance; sustainable food systems; and the foundational economy. Apart from his academic work he has worked with the European Commission, the OECD, and numerous governments, development agencies and civil society organisations in Europe.

WISERD Foundational Economy Research Network
Led by Karel Williams at the University of Manchester and with a web site dedicated to the growing field of Foundational Scholarship and practice ( this network has members from stakeholder organisations and academic institutions and meets
Research Team:
Karel Williams (University of Manchester), Ian Rees Jones (Cardiff University), Kevin Morgan (Cardiff University), Filippo Barbera (University of Torino ), Julie Froud
New Emerging Citizenship Regimes
New Emerging Citizenship Regimes explores five citizenship ideal types (Pandemic, Algorithmic, Liquid, Metropolitan, and Stateless) stemming from critical/radical social innovation perspective by employing fieldwork action research in six specific city-regional cases. COVID
Research Team:
Igor Calzada (Cardiff University), Ian Rees Jones (Cardiff University), Kevin Morgan (Cardiff University)
WISERD Wales and Basque Country Cooperation
28th September 2021 |
Under the institutional framework of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Welsh and Basque Governments, the ‘Wales & Basque Country Cooperation’ project aims to establish a series of events. At this first online meeting we look...
Seminar Civil Society and Social Change- Book launch
5th November 2020 |
Join us to celebrate the launch of the Policy Press WISERD Civil Society and Social Change book series. This new series provides interdisciplinary and comparative perspectives on the rapidly changing nature of civil society at local, regional...
Conference Delivering City Deals in Wales
18th September 2019 |
This second Symposium on City Deals will consider the delivery of the four City Deals and Development Partnerships in Wales, in the Cardiff City region, Swansea Bay, Mid Wales and North Wales. Sessions will look at the ambitions of these City Deals...