Jonathan P. Harris, PhD

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Global Art & Design Studies
University of Southampton, UK

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Professor Jonathan Harris is one of the co-directors of the Winchester Centre for Global Futures in Art Design & Media and Professor in Global Art & Design Studies. He received his first degree in art history from University of Sussex, 1983, and his PhD in Federal Art in the US 1935-43 from Middlesex, on the social history of art and modern culture since the mid-C19th. Prior to his position at Winchester, Jonathan has held positions as professor of art history at University of Liverpool, has been a visiting lecturer at University of Leeds, was senior lecturer at Keele University, has acted as a visiting scholar in Australia, and has lectured widely - in Europe, the USA and recently in China. He has appeared on television, has published 19 books, numerous articles and has been invited to countless events and conferences on art and globalization.

Research Interest

Dr. Jonathan P. Harris's research interests include: Globalization and contemporary art Politics and art in the twentieth century