Danny Dorling

Danny Dorling is the Halford Mackinder Professor in Geography at the University of Oxford. He was previously a professor of Geography at the University of Sheffield, and before then at the University of Leeds. He has also worked in Newcastle, Bristol, and New Zealand. In 2015, he was a commissioner of the London Fairness Commission, which reported in 2016. Much of Danny’s work is available open access. With a group of colleagues he helped create the websites Worldmapper and Londonmapper, which visualise socioeconomic data through infographics in the form of modified maps. His work concerns issues of housing, health, employment, education, wealth and poverty. He is a patron of the charity Roadpeace, an Honorary Patron of Heeley City Farm, Sheffield, and Senior Associate member of the Royal Society of Medicine. His most recent book is Peak Inequality was published by Policy Press in July 2018.