Director, London School of Economics and Political Sciences
Appointed director of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in 1997, Anthony Giddens was previously a Fellow and Professor of Sociology at King’s College, Cambridge.
He is the author of 34 books, published in 29 languages, and numerous articles and reviews. In 1985, he co-founded the academic publishing house Polity Press.
More recently, Dr. Giddens has been an advisor to British Prime Minister Tony Blair, helping to popularizing the ideas of left-of-center politics known as the “Third Way.”