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Laurie Taylor (1936-), Professor of Sociology

Laurence John ('Laurie') Taylor

Sitter in 2 portraits
Sociologist, broadcaster, and writer. Laurie Taylor studied at Birkbeck College, University of London, before training as a sociologist at the University of Leicester. Taylor began his broadcasting career, appearing on Stop the Week. Since 1998, Taylor has written and presented Thinking Allowed for BBC Radio 4. He writes regularly for the Times Higher Education Supplement, The Times, the Independent and New Statesman.

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Laurie Taylor

by Michael Bennett
bromide fibre print from original negative, 1990
NPG x131605


Laurie Taylor

by Peter Searle
C-type colour print, 28 October 2008
NPG x132466