Staff Profiles


Dr Matt Lawson

BMus (Hons), MA, PGCTHE, PhD

Lecturer in Music

School of Arts

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Dr Matt Lawson is musicologist with a particular interest in music for film and television, as well as 19th century music. After completing his undergraduate music degree at the University of Huddersfield, and his Masters at the University of York, he was awarded his PhD at Edge Hill University in 2017. He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, focusing on 19th century music history. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and of the Royal Society of Arts.