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Professor Jonathan Heron

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As Director of IATL (2018-23), Jonathan led a period of growth in interdisciplinary education and student research programmes across the arts, sciences and social sciences. He is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Honorary Fellow of the Warwick Institute for Engagement.

He was appointed as Research Associate to the CAPITAL Centre, with the Royal Shakespeare Company, where he led the Warwick Student Ensemble. He co-founded the Beckett Laboratory at the Trinity Centre for Beckett StudiesLink opens in a new window and guest edited the Journal of Beckett Studies, on performance (23:1, 2014)Link opens in a new window and pedagogy (29:1, 2020)Link opens in a new window.

His interdisciplinary research has included work within the Medical Humanities: Beckett & Brain ScienceLink opens in a new window (AHRC, 2012), Beckett on the WardsLink opens in a new window (NHS, 2013) and Modernism, Medicine & the Embodied MindLink opens in a new window (AHRC, 2015), as well as several publications in Theatre & Performance Studies. He has written and directed theatre internationally.


Jonathan dot Heron at warwick dot ac dot uk


IATL, Senate House