Research papers of Professor Wyn Grant (b.1947), political scientist

Scope and Content

This collection contains interview reports and other records relating to Professor Grant's research on the representation of business interests and the formation of industrial policy.

Administrative / Biographical History

Wyn Grant was born in 1947 and was educated at the universities of Leicester, Strathclyde and Exeter. He was appointed a lecturer in politics at Warwick University in 1971 and became a member of the Department of Politics and International Studies. His research interests included government-business relations, pressure groups and economic and industrial policy, comparative public policy, in particular environmental policy (especially air pollution and also global warming) and agricultural policy. He was appointed the first Marshall-Monnet fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Reference: Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick, [Online] Available: (, accessed 23 July 1999. Wording revised, March 2015.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

These records were deposited in the Centre by Professor Grant at various dates from 1993 onward.