Modern Interiors Research Centre

 

Researchers and research students

 

Director

Professor Penny Sparke

 

Researchers

Dr Fiona Fisher

Dr Ersi Ioannidou

Professor Pat Kirkham

Dr Stephen Knott

Dr Patricia Lara-Betancourt

Dr Sorcha O'Brien

Dr Paddy O’Shea

Dr Catharine Rossi

 

Visiting Professors

Professor Alice Friedman

Professor Charles Rice

 

Associate Researchers

Dr Emma Ferry

Dr Lisa Hockemeyer

Dr Rebecca Preston

Dr Sabine Wieber

 

Current PhD Students

 

Michael Borozdin-Bidnell: The Antiquarian Interior as Modern Environment in 19th century Britain

 

Neville Knott: TV Interior Design and Irish Domestic Interiors

 

Kerry Meakin: Pioneers of Department Store Display, Design and Practice in the UK and Ireland (1909–1959)

 

Lucia Savi: Commerce and craftsmanship: Italy’s textile production

 

Catherine Sidwell: How did post Darwin developments of theories of evolution, theism and spirituality inform the architect and designer CFA Voysey’s concept of nature in his work and writings?

 

Rachel Van Greuning: A History in the Footnotes: Re-Contextualizing British Architectural Modernism in the Inter-War Period

 

Vanessa Vanden Berghe Oliver Hill: Mediation in Interior Design and Architecture during the Interwar Period

Chapel of the Holy Cross in Sedona, Arizona. Designed by Marguerite Brunswig Staude (1932). Architects: Anshen & Allen (1956). Photographer: Peter Guthrie (2007)