Kerry Wilson

Kerry Wilson is Head of Research at the Institute of Cultural Capital, a cultural policy research centre jointly hosted by Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool in the UK. She has led a number of research and evaluation projects covering varied aspects of cultural work, its value and impact, for a range of commissioning organisations and funding bodies including the British Council, Arts Council England, the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Economic and Social Research Council. Kerry’s research interests, in a cultural sector context, include professional identities, ethics and codes of practice; instrumental value and public policy; and cross-sector communities of practice. Her work in the field was recognised by the award of a mid-career Leadership Fellowship by the AHRC in 2017.