Head of Arts and Culture
Lindsay Johns is Head of Arts and Culture at Policy Exchange. He is a writer and broadcaster. He has written for the Evening Standard, The Times, the Daily Mail, the Daily Telegraph, Prospect Magazine, The Spectator, The Root (USA), and Cape Argus (South Africa). He often appears on BBC TV and radio. He read modern languages at Oxford, and is currently a (non-residential) Fellow at the Hutchins Center for African & African-American Research at Harvard University. Since 2005, Lindsay has been a volunteer mentor with Leaders of Tomorrow, a flagship leadership scheme for young people in Peckham, South London. His main research interests include the Western canon, the black canon, libraries, the intersection of culture and race, and social mobility.
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