Alexandra Gushurst-Moore is Coordinator of Cambridge Visual Culture and Research & Impact Coordinator of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Her doctoral thesis, titled “The Making of Modern Fantasy in the Visual Arts of England, c. 1850-1920”, was supervised by Professor Elizabeth Prettejohn at the University of York, where she remains a Research Affiliate of the History of Art department. She holds an MA(Hons) from the University of Edinburgh and an MSt from the University of Oxford.
Her research interests include fantasy studies, worldbuilding, late Victorian art, and interdisciplinary studies of visual art and literature. Beyond her research, she has professional experience of and interest in British educational policy, the strategy and operation of HEIs, and the facilitation of inclusive and supportive research cultures. She is co-convenor, together with Dr Nick Mols, of the Paul Mellon Centre’s ECR Network for 2022-23, and a Cambridge Digital Humanities Methods Fellow.