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Dr Jonathan Heron - IATL Deputy Director

Jonathan Heron

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Jonathan is a Principal Teaching Fellow and Director of Graduate Studies. He teaches Sport, Philosophy and Practice and leads our Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Modules. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and WIHEA Visiting Educator to Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. As a theatre practitioner, he established the Student Ensemble (at the CAPITAL Centre) and Emerge (with Warwick Arts Centre).

He is a co-founder of the Samuel Beckett Laboratory (at Trinity College Dublin) and co-convened the IFTR 'Performance-as-Research' Working Group (2013-16). As an interdisciplinary academic, he was a core member of the research projects Beckett and Brain Science (2012) and Modernism, Medicine and the Embodied Mind (AHRC, 2015-16), giving a keynote address at the Academy of Finland (The Human Mind, 2016).

He regularly publishes within theatre & performance studies, critical pedagogy and the medical humanities, with recent examples including:

He was Artistic Director of Fail Better Productions (2002-2017), Youth Arts Leader at Pegasus Oxford (2010-11) and is a qualified Teacher of Drama and Theatre Studies.


Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk


024 761 50530


Senate House