Education and employment

Current appointments


Graham Robertson Research Fellow, Downing College, University of Cambridge

2022 (Easter term)

Director of Studies in History of Art, Newnham College, Downing College, and Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge

Previously held positions


Honorary Fellow, School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Durham University


Hanseatic Scholar (Alfred Toepfer Foundation), Institute for Art and Visual History, Humboldt University of Berlin


DPhil, History of Art, 2018, Department of History of Art, University of Oxford

MSt, History of Art and Visual Culture, 2011, Department of History of Art, University of Oxford

BA (Hons), Philosophy, 2010, University of Cambridge

Fellowships, Grants, and Awards

Furthermore Grant, awarded to cover publishing costs for Pierre Bonnard Beyond Vision, 2021

Senior Fellows’ Research Fund, Downing College, Cambridge, 2021

Association for Art History Grant for Scholarly Research, 2020

Jeffrey Rubinoff Sculpture Park Postdoctoral Award, 2020

Henry Moore Foundation: Research and Travel Grant, 2020

Association for Art History Annual Conference Bursary, 2020, postponed to 2021

Alfred Toepfer Foundation: Hanseatic Scholarship (full postdoctoral scholarship), 2017-19

History Faculty, Oxford: Stanhope Research Studentship, 2016

British Federation of Women Graduates: Beryl Green Scholarship, 2016

Trinity College, Oxford: Fourth Year Bursary, 2016

TORCH-AHRC Graduate Fund Conference Award awarded for the symposium ‘Thinking Colour', 2015

University of Oxford: The Cecil Lubbock Memorial Scholarship, an Oxford Graduate Scholarship (full doctoral scholarship), 2013-16

History Faculty, Oxford: Grant for research in France, Arnold Fund, 2015

Trinity College, Oxford: Grant for research in Berlin, Britton Grant, 2015

Trinity College, Oxford: Academic achievement prize, 2014

Society for the Study of French History: Conference travel bursary, 2014

Trinity College, Oxford: Academic grant for research trip, 2014

Santander Academic Travel Award: Grant for research in USA, 2014

Academic Service

Committee member, Downing College, Cambridge, 2021- (member of General Purposes Committee, Heong Gallery Management Committee, and subgroups for evaluating Institutional Culture, Educational Attainment, Student Experience)

Charity Trustee of Downing College, Cambridge, 2020-23

Admissions interviewer for Downing College, Cambridge, 2020 and 2021

Examinations assessor, History of Art Department, Cambridge, 2021

Involved in widening access activities, Downing College and History of Art Department, Cambridge, 2021

Peer-reviewer for French History (Oxford University Press journal), 2021

Co-convenor of the Centre for Culture and Ecology Reading Group, University of Durham, 2019-2020

Convenor of the Visual Research Workshop for graduate students and early career researchers, University of Oxford, 2014-15

Leading sessions for a widening access scheme, University of Oxford, 2014 and 2014

Research Impact Officer at Goldsmiths’ College, University of London, 2012-13