Professor Philip Taylor

Members will be very sorry to learn of the death, on 6 December 2010, of Professor Philip Taylor, Professor of International Communications, in the Institute of Communications Studies.

Phil graduated from Leeds with a First in History in 1975 followed, in 1978, by a PhD.  In the same year, he was appointed as Lecturer in the School of History and was subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1987.

Phil was seconded as Deputy Director to the Institute of Communications Studies in 1990, this position becoming permanent in 1993, along with his promotion to Reader.  In 1998 he was appointed to a Chair of International Communications and took over as Head of the Institute until 2002.

Details of Professor Taylor's funeral will be announced as soon as known.

Read Professor Taylor's obituary.

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