DIRECTOR, SOTHEBY'S INSTITUTE OF ART - LONDON
PhD from the University of Sydney and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art.
Prior to her role at Sotheby's Institute of Art, Professor
Hackforth-Jones served as President and Provost at Richmond The American
International University in London. She is a distinguished academic
administrator, noted art historian, author, curator and lecturer. She
has published widely on art historical subjects, including most recently
Edges of Empire: Orientalism and Visual Culture, (co-edited with Mary
Roberts, Blackwell Publishing, 2005). She has held a number of
international research fellowships, organised colloquia and conferences
and lectured extensively. In 2007 she was lead curator of the
exhibition, Between Worlds, Voyagers To Britain 1700–1850 at the
National Portrait Gallery, London, and edited its catalogue.