Oak Foundation Lecturer in History of Dress and Textiles, Courtauld Institute of Art

Rebecca Arnold was educated at King’s College, London (BA Hons History, 1990), The Courtauld Institute of Art (MA History of Dress, 1993) and University College London (PhD, 2006).

Before joining The Courtauld Institute of Art in 2009, she was a Research Fellow and Lecturer in the History of Design Department at the Royal College of Art and a Visiting Fellow at the Victoria & Albert Museum. In 2006, she was the first Guest Professor at the Centre for Fashion Studies at Stockholm University. In 2001, she set up and ran the BA (Hons) Fashion History and Theory at Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design.

Experience

  • –present
    Oak Foundation Lecturer in History of Dress & Textiles, The Courtauld Institute of Art

Publications

  • 2009
    Fashion: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press