Matthew Wood


Matthew Wood is Lecturer in Politics and Deputy Director of the Crick Centre at the University of Sheffield. His work focuses on the authority and legitimacy of experts in the field of Governance and Public Policy, and he currently holds an ESRC Future Research Leaders Fellowship 2015-18. His doctoral dissertation (2014) received the Department of Politics' Andrew Gamble prize for best thesis, and his article 'Paradoxical Politics' has recently been awarded the Harrison Prize for best article in Political Studies (2016). He has held visiting fellowships at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, University of Mainz, University of Canberra and Universidad Autรณnoma de Nuevo Leรณn, Mexico.