History of Art


Professional Services Staff

History of Art is home to a small but talented team of administrative, communications and technical staff. Find out about us, our roles and how to get in touch below.
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Department Manager
Eleanor Day

Email: e.day@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4013
Internal: 54013

"I lead the professional operations of the department and am responsible for budgeting and finance, HR, research administration and the space we occupy. I work closely with the Head of Department on strategic planning. An interesting fact about me? I once ran from Carlisle to Newcastle - it rained a lot!"

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Communications and Events Manager
Izzie Harvey
Email: i.harvey@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4127
Internal phone: 54127

"I lead on Communications and Events strategy in the department, including student recruitment. I work closely with Queenie to promote the key messages of our department to various audiences. I also create travel content and have been fortunate to travel extensively (and often for free!)."

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Communications and Events Officer
Queenie Lee
Email: q.lee@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4398
Internal phone: 54398

"I work closely with Izzie on communications and events across the History of Art and History departments. I love all things sustainable fashion (you'll most likely find me at a car boot sale or charity shop at the weekend) and trying new restaurants - feel free to come to me if you ever need any recommendations!"

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Senior Undergraduate Teaching and Learning Administrator
Robert Brown

Email: r.brown@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4012
Internal: 54012
Book an undergraduate student drop-in session with Robert

"I look after the undergraduate students and help to run the History of Art department. In my spare time, I perform in Am Dram shows across London. Come talk to me if you want to know more about undergraduate life here or what I'm starring in next!"

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Senior Graduate Teaching and Learning Administrator
Naomi Quinn-Friedman

Email: naomi.quinn-friedman@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4011
Internal: 54011
Book a postgraduate student drop-in session with Naomi

"My role looks after everything related to the administration of History of Art postgraduate degree programmes. Chat to me about PG work and life. I love anything crafty, jewellery making, animals and nature, and hanging out with my cat, Mal!"

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Laboratory Technician, Material Studies Laboratory
Maria João Furtado
Email: m.furtado@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 3108 4267
Internal: 54267

"I manage laboratory logistics such as equipment maintenance and use; budget and procurement; health and safety procedures; lab teaching. I have a PhD in Conservation and Restoration and am Associate Editor for a Heritage Conservation journal. I am a co-founder of a childbirth rights association in Portugal."

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Media Conservation Studio Co-ordinator
Fergus O'Connor

Email: fergus.o'connor@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: TBC

"I work in the Media Conservation Studio supporting the MSc Conservation of Contemporary Art and Media. I’ve been installing and conserving time-based media artworks for over 20 years, at places like Tate and more recently UAL. I love hip hop culture (especially of the 80’s and 90’s) and with skateboarding and modular synthesisers." 

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Teaching and Learning Administrator
Rosie Price-Cousins

Email: r.price-cousins@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: TBC

"I work on the innovative MSc Conservation of Contemporary Art and Media course at UCL East, looking after students and programme coordination. Postgraduate students can chat to me about the course of their UCL journeys. When I finish work for the day, I love creating unusual knits, and I also sing in an indie folk duet."

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Conservation Laboratory Coordinator
Dr Valentina Risdonne

Email: v.risdonne@ucl.ac.uk
External phone: +44 (0)20 7504 5243

"I manage the Conservation Laboratory at UCL East. I take care of the spaces, equipment and students of the MSc in Conservation of Contemporary Art and Media part-time. I spend the rest of my workweek at the V&A Museum as a Conservation Scientist. I've lived on two continents, four countries and 10 cities!"