Curriculum Vitae

CBE, FBA, FRSE, FSA, FSA Scot, Hon DLitt.

Background and education

1939 born Edinburgh, Scotland
1960 BA Fine Arts, Honours (Rand), 2.1
1963 Academic Diploma in the History of Art (Courtauld Institute), distinction


1963-1967 Lecturer, University of the Witwatersrand
1967-1974 Lecturer, University of East Anglia
1974-1984 Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia
1984-1995 Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh
1995-2003 Director, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Honours and elected membership of learned societies

1973 Society of Antiquaries of London (elected Fellow)
1984 Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (elected Fellow)
1993 Royal Society of Edinburgh (elected Fellow)
2002 British Academy (elected Fellow)
1995 CBE
2011 Hon DLitt, University of East Anglia

Membership of committees, boards and trusts

Ancient Monuments Board for Scotland
Association of Art Historians
British Academy
British Archaeological Association
Council for Scottish Archaeology
Durham Cathedral Fabric Committee
English Heritage
European Ethnological Research Council
Gilbert Trust/ Heather Trust for the Arts
Higher Education Funding Council for England
Leverhulme Trust Research Awards Advisory Committee
National Galleries of Scotland
Norfolk County Council: Houghton-on-the-Hill Advisory Committee
Norwich Diocesan Advisory Committee
Norwich Historic Churches Trust
Percival David Foundation
Public Monuments and Sculpture Association
Rosslyn Architectural Advisory Committee
Royal Archaeological Institute
Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England
Royal Society of Edinburgh
Scotland Inheritance Fund
Scottish Churches Architectural Heritage Trust
Scottish Museums Council
Society of Antiquaries of London
Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain
Universities Funding Council, Research Assessment Panel
University of East Anglia
University of London, Board of Advisors
Whithorn Trust