Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage

Abigail Harrison Moore

Senior Lecturer/Programme Director MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies/Deputy Head of School

Abigail teaches on museums, galleries and heritage and runs the masters programme in art gallery and museum studies. Her current research focuses on the decorative arts, specifically the Arts and Crafts Movement and furniture history and the art market in the inter-war years.

/ 0113 343 5281
Old Mining Building 1.06
Office hours: 8-10am Thursdays

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Helen Graham

University Research Fellow in Tangible and Intangible Heritage, Director, Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage

Helen’s current research explores questions of democracy and publicness through the technical, practical and ethical sites of co-production of knowledge and exhibits, of intellectual access to museums for people with learning difficulties and of copyright and informed consent.

/ 0113 3431224
Old Mining 105
Office hours: By appointment

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Mark Westgarth


After studying BA History of Fine & Decorative Art and MA Country House Studies at University of Leeds, I completed my PhD research, investigating the Emergence of the Antique and Curiosity Dealer in the first half of the nineteenth century, at the University of Southampton.  I was formerly Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies at the University of Salford, where I was Programme Director for the MA Museum & Heritage Studies, before taking up my current appointment at the University of Leeds.

/ 0113 343 9430
OMB 1.07
Office hours: Thursdays 2pm-3pm

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Nick Cass

Lecturer in Heritage and Contemporary Art, UG Admissions Tutor

  • Nick’s primary interest lies at the conjunction of museums, heritage and contemporary art practice; this stems from his interdisciplinary background as an artist and museum education officer.

Room 3.02, School of Fine Art
Office hours: By appointment

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