Professor of Arts and Literacy
Manchester Metropolitan University
Professor Kate Pahl is Head of the Education and Social Reseach Institute at MMU. She has been involved with many projects funded through the AHRC Connected Communities programme including, 'Writing in the home and in the street', 'Language as Talisman', 'Transmitting Musical Heritage', 'Communicating Wisdom' Co-producing Legacy, 'Imagine' and 'Taking Yourself Seriously'. All of these projects have been co-produced with community partners and have involved drawing on the knowledge within communities to work together to produce living knowledge.
Her publications have drawn on literary theory, New Literacy Studies and social anthropology and her research continues to explore the intersections between arts methodologies and community cohesion.