Will is Director of Taught Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at the University of Stirling. His research interests include political communication and public affairs, environmental communication and civil society advocacy. His PhD thesis examined lobbying, political communication and Scottish devolution. Will is a founder and steering committee member of ALTER EU, a co-founder of Public Interest Investigations and has been involved in researching and campaigning on lobbying transparency for over a decade. He has conducted research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the OECD, the Scottish Parliament, Oxfam and his knowledge exchange work has been supported by a variety of UK and EU foundations.
2005 PhD, Film & Media Studies, Stirling;
1994 MSc in Social Research Methods, University of Surrey;
1993: BA (Hons) Sociology and Economics, University College, Cork