Kathryn holds a D.Phil in French (University of Oxford) and a PhD in Art History (University of London). Prior to joining Loughborough in 2016, she was a Lecturer in Art History at Tilburg University in the Netherlands. She is a Rhodes Scholar and has taught and held visiting fellowships at the University of Kent (United Kingdom), the University of British Columbia (Canada), Tulane University (USA), the Humanities Research Centre of the Australian National University, and the Center for Advanced Studies in Visual Art (Washington DC).
Kathryn's research interests' range from 19th- and 20th-century French painting and literature to artists’ books, modernism, contemporary art, the art market, and digital art history. She is a specialist in the works of Henri Matisse and Edgar Degas. Her current research focuses on intersections between art markets and museums; the histories and legacies of New York Dada; and the print culture of the Harlem Renaissance.