Staff in Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

Dr Francesca Berry

Dr Francesca Berry

Senior Lecturer
Head of Department of Art History, Curating and Visual Studies

My specialisms are: French art, design and visual culture 1850-1940; Edouard Vuillard, the Nabis and domesticity; the representation of the domestic interior across a range of modern visual media; feminist methodologies.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3930
Email
f.berry@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jamie Edwards

Dr Jamie Edwards

Teaching Fellow in Renaissance and Early Modern Art

Jamie Edwards researches Western European art of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, with a particular emphasis on Netherlandish painting. He holds a Ph.D. that examined the art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder (c. 1525 to 1569) and his contemporaries. His Doctoral research was funded by The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).

Email
j.edwards@bham.ac.uk

Dr Sophie Hatchwell

Teaching Fellow

I am an historian of visual culture, and my research focuses on text-image relationship and the dissemination of art in Britain in the 20th century. 

Email
s.hatchwell@bham.ac.uk

Dr David Hemsoll

Dr David Hemsoll

Senior Lecturer

David Hemsoll is a specialist in Renaissance art and architecture, especially of Rome, Florence and Venice, and he has written extensively in this area. He also has a particular interest in architectural theory and the methodology of architectural design.

Telephone
+44(0)121 41 45751
Email
d.e.hemsoll@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claire Jones

Dr Claire Jones

Lecturer in History of Art

My specialisms are French and British sculpture and the decorative arts 1800-1900, with a particular interest in intersections between sculpture and the decorative arts, between art and industry, and in curating the decorative.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8510
Email
c.jones.4@bham.ac.uk

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Dr Elizabeth L'Estrange

Lecturer in History of Art

My work focuses on the art and culture of the late medieval and early modern period, especially illuminated manuscripts, French and Burgundian court art, text-image relations, and women as subjects and consumers of visual cultures.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 8042
Email
e.a.lestrange@bham.ac.uk

Professor Matthew Rampley

Professor Matthew Rampley

Chair of Art History

My main teaching and research interests are in contemporary art, art criticism and theory, as well as the art and architecture of central Europe of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. I am currently working on two particular projects: (1) museums and cultural politics in the later Habsburg Empire; (2) the relation between art theory and the biological sciences.

Telephone
+44 (0)121 415 8344
Email
m.j.rampley@bham.ac.uk

Dr Gregory Salter

Dr Gregory Salter

Lecturer in History of Art

I am a specialist in British art after 1945. My research to date has focused on home and masculinity, and I am developing new projects on migration/exhibitions in Britain and queer global encounters after 1945.

 

Email
g.j.salter@bham.ac.uk

Dr Samuel Shaw

Teaching Fellow in Modern European and North American Art

I specialise in British art and exhibition culture c.1850 to the present day, with a particular focus on the turn of the century. Recent research has also covered human-animal relations in visual culture.

Email
s.shaw.2@bham.ac.uk

Dr Camilla Smith

Dr Camilla Smith

Lecturer

I specialise in eighteenth–century Swiss, and to a lesser extent, British visual cultures, with a growing interest in German visual cultures in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. I gained my research council funded PhD from the University of Birmingham in December 2007 and was appointed lecturer at Birmingham in 2008. My research into Anglo-Swiss relations has been awarded ...

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 7568
Email
h.c.smith@bham.ac.uk

Dr Nóra Veszprémi

Dr Nóra Veszprémi

Leverhulme Research Fellow

I am a research fellow working on the Leverhulme-funded research project ‘Promoting National and Imperial Identities: Museums in Austria-Hungary.’ I specialise in nineteenth-century Hungarian and Austrian art.

 

Telephone
+44 (0)121 414 3259
Email
n.veszpremi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Jutta Vinzent

Dr Jutta Vinzent

Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual Culture

Jutta Vinzent specializes in modern and contemporary art. She focuses on issues of Migration Studies and Postcolonialism with a particular emphasis on art practices, exhibition cultures, spatial-temporal issues and self/identity formation related to Germany and Britain.

Having been awarded a three-year Research Fellowshipat the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social ...

Email
j.vinzent@bham.ac.uk

Honorary staff