PhD and MA, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London; BSc (Hons), University College, University of London.
Diana Newall has been an Associate Lecturer at the University of Kent, the Open University, Birmingham University, and Birkbeck College London. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and was the Konstantinos Leventis Research Fellow at the Open University (2008–2010). Newall is co-author of Art History: The Basics (2008) and The Chronology of Pattern (2011). Her research includes late Medieval and early Modern Venetian-dominated Crete (1211-1699), especially the cross-cultural and artistic interactions in the capital Candia, and postcolonial perspectives and issues of globalization in contemporary art and theory.