Chris Gilson

Chris Gilson

Blog Editor

United States Centre

+44 (0)207 107 5631
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Key Expertise
US Politics, Blogging, Social Media, Scholarly Communications

About me

Chris Gilson is the Managing Editor of USAPP, the Phelan US Centre's daily blog on US politics and policy. 

He was previously Managing Editor of the LSE's British Politics and Policy blog , and of EUROPP - the LSE's European Politics and Policy blog, both for the LSE's Public Policy Group.  In 2012, Chris was the recipient of a UK Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award for Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative of the Year for the LSE’s blog initiatives.

He is the co-author, with Amy Mollett, Cheryl Brumley, and Sierra Williams, of Communicating Your Research with Social Media: A Practical Guide to Using Blogs, Podcasts, Data Visualisations and Video (Sage, 2017). 

He has a undergraduate and a Masters degree in Geography, and a postgraduate diploma in Strategic Management, all from the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.


Expertise Details

blogging; social media. scholarly communications