Griselda Pollock

Professor of the Social and Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds

Born in South Africa, educated in French and English-speaking Canada and the UK. BA Hons in Moderm History, University of Oxford 1970; MA with Distinction in History of Art, Courtauld Institute, University of London 1972; PhD Courtauld Institute, University of London 1980.

Griselda's research interests are in feminist, social, queer and postcolonial interventions in the histories of art, trauma and cultural memory, representation of and after the Holocaust, and 19th century to contemporary visual arts and film.

Experience

  • 1990–present
    Professsor of Social & Critical Histories of Art, University of Leeds
  • 2001–present
    Director of Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and HIstory, University of Leeds

Education

  • 1980 
    University of London, PhD
  • 1972 
    University of London, MA ( Distinction)
  • 1970 
    University of Oxford, BA (Hons)