Professor, writer, researcher
Canterbury Christ Church University
Linden West is Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) and a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of the Arts. He is Visiting Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca and the Université de Paris Nanterre. His main expertise lies in the application of narrative methods to diverse educational, social, cultural, political and psychological phenomenon. He has written on how to build richer forms of dialogue among teachers and students in areas of conflict, such as in Israel, Palestine and Georgia.
His books include Transforming perspectives in lifelong learning and adult education, a dialogue, with Professor Laura Formenti, and Distress in the city, racism, fundamentalism and a democratic education. Linden’s writing is translated into French, Polish, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Korean. He has also worked in radio and television and as an educational administrator.