Tim Cresswell (born 1965) is a British human geographer and poet. Cresswell is the Ogilvie Professor of Human Geography at the University of Edinburgh having formally served as the Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut.
Cresswell was an 'airforce kid'and was educated at Woolverstone Hall School near Ipswich, a boarding school founded by London County Council (it closed in 1990). He studied geography at University College London and a PhD at University of Wisconsin Madison (1986-1992) that was later made into a book (Cresswell, 1996). He spent most of the early part of his career teaching geography in Wales, at University of Wales, Lampeter before the well-known Geography Department was closed, and University of Wales Aberystwyth (1999?-2006), before moving to Royal Holloway (until 2013: he also has a second PhD in creative writing from the university). From 2013 to 2016 he held an interdisciplinary professorship at Northeastern University in Boston, before moving into an administrative role as Dean and VP at a private liberal arts college, Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He resigned in 2019 to move back into research as the Ogilvie Chair at the University of Edinburgh.
Cresswell is the author of six books on the role of place and mobility in cultural life, co-editor of four collections and an inaugural managing editor of the journal, "GeoHumanities".Cresswell is a leading figure in the mobilities paradigm. In general, he explores the cultures of mobility and its implications for particular places.
He is also a poet and the author of three collections published by Penned in the Margins "Soil" (2013), "Fence" (2015) and "Plastiglomerate" (2020)."Fence" was a result of Cresswell's participation in the artist Alex Hartley's nowhere island project.
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University of Wales, Lampeter was a university in Lampeter, Wales. Founded in 1822, and incorporated by royal charter in 1828, it was the oldest degree awarding institution in Wales, with limited degree awarding powers since 1852. It was a self-governing college of the University of Wales from 1972 until its merger with Trinity University College in 2010 to form the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.
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