Education and employment

Current appointments


Graham Robertson Research Fellow, Downing College, University of Cambridge


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 (A. 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

Academic Service

Examiner, History of Art Department, Cambridge, 2023

Committee member, Downing College, Cambridge, 2021-23 (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, 2020-23

Examinations assessor, History of Art Department, Cambridge, 2021, 2022

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 postgraduates and early career researchers, University of Oxford, 2014-15  

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

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