- Studies of work and identity
- The Cultural Industries and the cultural sector more generally
- Museum Studies
- Performance and performativity
- Therapeutic policy and soft paternalism (for more information see Jessica Pykett/Mark Whitehead and Rhys Jones' blog http://governingtemptation.wordpress.com/2009/08/06/sticks-stones-and-lexical-nudges/) Methodological interests
- Foucauldian analyses of power and subjection, and how these might be practically carried out. How can we investigate subjectivity, if at all?
- Actor-Network Theory (and after!)
- Institutional ethnographies and organizational theory