Staff Profiles


Dr Alexandra Bickley Trott

BA, MA, PhD

Programme Lead for Art & Design, Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory

School of Arts

Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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Email: atrott@brookes.ac.uk

Location: Richard Hamilton Building, Headington Hill Campus

Alexandra Bickley Trott joined Oxford Brookes as Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Theory in January 2016. She was awarded her PhD by Royal Holloway, University of London in 2015, and completed her MA at the Courtauld Institute in 2009.

As Programme Lead for Art & Design, Alexandra leads the BA in Fine Art, and Foundation Art & Design, as well as the undergraduate programmes in Photography and Graphic Design, both of which she established in 2019. She also helped to establish the MFA in Fine Art, for which she leads the Critical Theory modules. 

Dr Bickley Trott welcomes PhD applications from students interested in British and French art from the nineteenth century to the present day, particularly those wishing to work on avant-garde communities, lesser-known figures of the avant-garde, and issues of class in western art.