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Alyce Mahon

Professor of Modern & Contemporary Art, Head of the Department of Art History, Co-Chair of the Faculty of Architecture and History of Art.

Alyce is the department’s specialist in Modern and Contemporary Art History and Theory. She studied the History of Art & Architecture and Modern English at Trinity College Dublin, graduating with a double first and gold medal for exceptional academic achievement. Awarded both Chevening and British Academy scholarships for doctoral studies she moved to London to pursue a PhD at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She received her doctorate in 1999 and took up her position at Cambridge in 2000.