Professor David Clarke

Professor David Clarke

Professor Emeritus (Science), Geography

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 602317

Email address

Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Prof. David B. Clarke graduated with a BA (Hons) Geography (Frist Class) and a PhD from Manchester University. He is known for his contributions to the ‘cultural turn’ in Human Geography, including work on the consumer society, the cinematic city, and poststructuralist theory, with a particular focus on Jean Baudrillard. He has published in a diverse range of other topics, including the Holocaust, utopia and dystopia, value, popular culture, and the media.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Urban Theory
  • Consumer Culture
  • Value
  • Cinematic Space
  • Visual Technologies
  • Jean Baudrillard
  • The Unconscious
  • Structuralism and Poststructuralism

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

David teaches on cities and philosophical approaches to Human Geography at undergraduate level and co-delivers the Berlin field class. At postgraduate level he teaches Advanced Research in Human Geography and Advanced Research Methods in Human Geography.