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Christine Atha

PhD Work

Supervisor: Barry Curtis


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  • PhD


    School of Humanities


    Critical & Historical Studies, 2008–2013

  • Christine Atha is a lecturer, researcher and curator in the fields of contemporary art and design, and aesthetics. Her PhD is an examination of the literature of design reform, the discourses of value and improvement in British design culture, and the relationship between politics, class and taste. She has worked in museums and Higher Education in the UK and USA and is currently a Tutor in Critical and Historical Studies at the Royal College of Art. She has an MA in Humanities from the Royal College of Art and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).