Peter Thomas

Senior Lecturer in Academic Writing & Language

Academic Writing & Language (LET)

Middlesex University

Academic literacies, Writing in creative practice, Art and Design

Peter Thomas coordinates Academic Writing and Language provision for the Faculty of Arts & Creative Industries at Middlesex University. He has extensive experience as a lecturer in Academic Literacy and English for Academic Purposes, with a background in Fine Art and in Applied Linguistics. His research interests include the roles that writing plays within creative studio practice, and drawing.

MA Applied Linguistics & TESOL (Middlesex University) MA European Fine Art (Winchester School of Art) BA Art in the Community Context & English Literature (Roehampton Institute of Higher Education)

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  1. Thomas, Peter and Lees-Maffei, Grace (2018) The poster session as fusing theory and practice in art and design education: exhibiting an occluded genre. Journal of Writing in Creative Practice, 11 (2). pp. 233-259. ISSN 1753-5190
  2. Thomas, Peter and Armstrong, Thomas (2016) 'Looking away': private writing techniques as a form of transformational text shaping. Journal of Academic Writing, 6 (1). ISSN 2225-8973 (Accepted/In press)
  3. Fernandes, Gavin, Parker, Osbert and Thomas, Peter (2016) Lost luggage. In: GLAD conference 2016: Creative Pedagogies Across Disciplines, 26 Feb 2016, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  4. Thomas, Peter (2012) EAP essentials: a teacher’s guide to principles and practice [Book review]. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 11 (3). pp. 277-279. ISSN 1475-1585
  5. Thomas, Peter (2013) Transformation, dialogue and collaboration: developing studio-based concept writing in Art and Design through embedded interventions. Journal of Academic Writing, 3 (1). pp. 42-66. ISSN 2225-8973
  6. Gimenez, Julio and Thomas, Peter (2015) A framework for usable pedagogy: case studies towards accessibility, criticality and visibility. In: Working with Academic Literacies: Case studies towards transformative practice. Lillis, Theresa, Harrington, Kathy, Lea, Mary R. and Mitchell, Sally, eds. Perspectives on Writing . Parlour Press, Anderson, South Carolina, pp. 29-44. ISBN 9781602357617
  7. Dick, Emma, Gobin, Kiran and Thomas, Peter (2015) Criticality in the mediation of fashion. In: Textual Fashion, 8-10 Jul 2015, University of Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom.
  8. Thomas, Peter (2015) Collaboration & dialogue in embedded academic writing and language interventions, or how Ac Lits changed my (academic) life. In: 8th Biennial EATAW conference 2015 (European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing), 15th - 17th June 2015, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia..
  9. Thomas, Peter and Armstrong, Thomas (2015) “Looking away”: private writing techniques as transformational text shaping. In: 8th Biennial EATAW conference 2015 (European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing), 15th - 17th June 2015, Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia..