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Crawford School of Public Policy


Crawford School of Public Policy
Manager, Communications & Engagement; Editor, Policy; presenter & producer Policy Forum Pod.

Martyn Pearce is Crawford School’s Manager, Communication & Engagement. In addition to managing the Communications & EngagementTeam, which looks after Crawford School’s events, internal and external communications, social media, website and marketing, he is also Editor of Crawford School and the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society’s website, producer and presenter of the podcast series Policy Forum Pod and producer of the Democracy Sausage Podcast and the National Security Podcast. He is also Managing Editor of The Monsoon Project, the university’s academic blog for students. He was Managing Editor of the Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies journal from 2016-2019.

Martyn convenes and teaches the course Editor’s Practicum: online public engagement, academic blogging and digital disruption. This internship-based course is available for undergraduates and postgraduates and gives students the opportunity to undertake a placement at one of the University’s academic blogs.

A former journalist, television researcher and newspaper editor, Martyn’s focus is Asia-Pacific public policy. He has a keen interest in sports policy in the region, particularly China’s football ambitions, and is a member of the China Soccer Observatory at the University of Nottingham. In addition to a love of public policy, he is a lifelong fan of Crystal Palace.

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