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Staff Research

All members of staff at UCD School of Art History & Cultural Policy are actively involved in research and publishing of the highest international standards.

Dr Annette Clancy, MSc, PhD (Bath);
Research Interests: Organisational behaviour; emotion in organisations; management within the arts and cultural sector.

Assoc. Prof. Philip Cottrell, MA, PhD (St Andrew’s);
Research Interests: Sixteenth-century Venetian painting; the Milanese followers of Leonardo da Vinci; seventeenth-century English tomb sculpture.

Dr Victoria Durrer, MA, PhD (Liverpool);
Research Interests: Place, identity, representation, and voice in cultural policy and arts management decisions and practices.

Dr Aleksandra Gajowy, MA (York), PhD (Newcastle upon Tyne);
Research Interests: Art history and queer and postcolonial studies; transnational histories of activism and protest in Europe and the US.

Prof. Kathleen James-Chakraborty, MA, PhD (UPenn);
Research Interests: Architectural history around the world since 1800; the relationship between modernism, modernity, and nationalism.

Dr Róisín Kennedy, MLitt (Edin), PhD (NUI);
Research Interests: Modernist and contemporary art; Irish art and art institutions 1880 to present; nationalism, censorship and the public and critical reception of art.

Dr Sean Leatherbury, MPhil, PhD (Oxford);
Research Interests: Roman, late antique, and Byzantine art and architecture; early Islamic art; word and image; religious and cultural identity in antiquity; cultural heritage; digital humanities.

Assoc. Prof. John Loughman, MA, PhD (Lond);
Research Interests: History & visual culture of the Low Countries in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries; printmaking.

Assoc. Prof. Conor Lucey, MA, PhD (NUI); 
Research Interests: Domestic architecture in eighteenth-century Ireland, Britain and North America; architectural ornament and decoration; design and the decorative interior in Europe 1600-1840.

Assoc. Prof. Emily Mark-FitzGerald, MA (Indiana University), PhD (NUI);
Research Interests: Modern and contemporary international and Irish art; public art and monuments; memory, identity and representation; museums, exhibition practice and arts/cultural policy.

Prof. Lynda Mulvin, MArchSc (Cons) (KU Louvain), PhD (Dub);
Research Interests: Greek and Roman art and architecture; Medieval art and architecture; nineteenth-century art and architecture; conservation of archaeological sites and historic buildings.

Assoc. Prof. Fiona Smyth, PhD (NUI); 
Research Interests: History of architecture and science, 20th-century architecture, construction history, history of environmental design, sound studies.

UCD School of Art History and Cultural Policy

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