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Tim Wall

Professor of Radio and Popular Music Studies

Birmingham School of Media
+44 (0)121 331 7265

Tim Wall is the Associate Dean for Research in the Faculty of Arts, Design and Media. He has published extensively on radio and popular music culture in international journals and books, and he applies his insights in his teaching, and with doctoral research students.

Tim is an AHRC Strategic Reviewer, was formerly Editor of The Radio Journal, and chair of the Radio Studies Network. He has led five major collaborative research projects, was formerly an AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellow, and has worked with the BBC as well as a range of smaller radio and music businesses. He has also led research project on social media citizen journalism in Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan and with Syrian activists.

His two textbooks have become widely used in the subject. His recent jointly-edited book on the northern soul scene has been very well received. He is currently jointly-editing a book on jazz trumpeter Miles Davis and writing the history of jazz on BBC radio.

Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision
Media Work
Links and Social Media