Dr Catherine Grant is Reader in Modern and Contemporary Art and Vice-Dean for Education at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She joined The Courtauld in 2022, after previously working at Goldsmiths, University of London, 2010-2022. She is an art historian who researches feminist and queer histories in contemporary art, as well as exploring the creative possibilities of writing contemporary art history. Previous research projects have included the exploration of girlhood in contemporary art and photography, creative writing and art history, the intersections between queer theory, psychoanalysis and feminism, and fandom as methodology. Her publications include “A Time of One’s Own: histories of feminism in contemporary art” (Duke, 2022); “Fandom as Methodology” (co-edited with Kate Random Love, Goldsmiths Press, 2019) and “Creative Writing and Art History” (co-edited with Patricia Rubin, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).