Chair in History of Art
The Aberdeen Bestiary: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/bestiary/
The St Albans Psalter: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/stalbanspsalter/english/
Scottish architecture; British Medieval manuscripts; Pictish Sculpture; Medieval decorative ironwork.
There are two recently completed projects:
- Principal Investigator for the Buildings of Scotland, Leverhulme Award. This award produced 2 volumes in the Buildings of Scotland series: Aberdeenshire: North and Moray; Aberdeenshire: South and Aberdeen. The research fellows were three architecural historians, Joseph Sharples, Dr David Walker and Dr Matthew Woodworth. Published by Yale University Press, 2014.
- Historic Environment Scotland. Academic advisor for the design of St Vigeans Musseum, Arbroath, Angus. Author of Hunting Picts: Medieval Sculpture at St Vigeans, Angus, 2 vols, 2017
- Currently investigating the 'Earliest Portrait of St Columba' in St Gallen Library, Cod.Sang 555.
Leverhulme Research Award: to produce two volumes for the Buildings of Scotland Series, Aberdeenshire and North-East Scotland. 2008-2014
AHRB award to produce the St Albans Psalter web site. St Albans Psalter web site.
HA1003 Introduction to Art History: Case studies in Western Art
HA1503 The Modern Tradition: Change and Continuity
HA2004 Goths to Gothic: Romans to Renaissance
HA2501 The Age of Baroque: from Caravaggio to Robert Adam
HA3536 The Country House, 1500 - 2000
HA3594 The Work of Angels: Insular Art 400-800
HA3579 Durham and Romanesque architecture
HA5030 Art and Business
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External examiner for York University, Medieval Studies
Trustee for The Burn, Edzell