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Doctoral Candidate (Oriental Studies - Islamic Art and Archaeology), University of Oxford; Curatorial Researcher, Nicholson Collection, Chau Chak Wing Museum, University of Sydney

A specialist in the material and visual culture of Late Antiquity and the Islamic world, my experience and research interests span the related fields of archaeology, museums, and heritage. In my work for The Conversation I explore the display and reception of Islamic art in Australia.


  • 2017–present
    Curatorial Researcher (Islamic materials), Nicholson Museum
  • 2014–2018
    Archaeological Librarian, Australian Archaeological Institute at Athens
  • 2018–2018
    Research Assistant (Museum & Heritage Studies), The University of Sydney
  • 2016–2016
    Curatorial Research Consultant, Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar
  • 2010–2015
    Archaeologist, Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies, Jordan


    University of Oxford, Current DPhil (PhD) Candidate in Oriental Studies (Islamic Art and Architecture)
  • 2015 
    University of Sydney, Master of Museum and Heritage Studies
  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, Master of Arts (Research) / Archaeology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Scholarship in Islamic Art and Architecture
    Funding Source:
    University of Oxford
  • 2011
    Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship
    Funding Source:
    Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australian Government