Adam de Paor-Evans

Principal Lecturer in Cultural Theory / Research and Innovation Lead, School of Art, Design and Fashion, Faculty of Culture and the Creative Industries, University of Central Lancashire

Adam de Paor-Evans is a cultural theorist, writer, and hip hop scholar focusing on all aspects of hip hop culture. He teaches cultural context and leads on research in the School of Art, Design and Fashion within the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries at UCLan.
He is an active researcher within the fields of socio-cultural theory, ethnomusicology and material culture investigating all facets of hip hop studies, and runs the scholarly research lab Hip Hop Hub UK. He is also interested in the relationships between music culture and representational devices. His monograph entitled: "British Hip Hop From The Provincial Perspective" will be available in spring 2019.(Equinox Publishing Ltd.).


  • 2017–present
    Principal Lecturer in Cultural Theory, UCLAN
  • 2015–present
    School Lead for Research and Innovation, UCLAN