Mo Lovatt
writer; lecturer; researcher specialising in arts and culture policy

Mo Lovatt is a writer, lecturer and researcher specialising in arts & culture policy. Prior to her academic career, Mo worked for 20 years in the arts sector producing and directing a range of theatre, dance, music and visual arts projects.  She is currently undertaking a PhD examining the impact of cultural activities upon children and their families in areas of economic disadvantage and deprivation. Mo teaches creative and cultural industries management, politics and sociology.

Mo enjoys discussion and debate. She runs a number of courses for sixth formers teaching public speaking and debating skills and is regular judge at the Academy of Ideas Debating Matters competition. Mo appears on a number of current affairs and politics programmes for Sky, the BBC and ITV and is a regular guest on Sky News’s Sunrise programme where she reviews the morning papers.

Follow Mo on Twitter: @LovattMo

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