Lucy Curzon

Associate Professor of Art History, Contemporary and Modern
Director of Education and Outreach, Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at The University of Alabama
(205) 348-6458
Office Location:
Garland 306
(205) 348-0287

Dr. Curzon joined the department in 2007.  She has taught interdisciplinaryMass-Observation and Visual Culture by Lucy Curzon courses in art history and film, contemporary advertising, television, and literature. Her research focuses on issues of identity politics as they concern the production of visual culture in Britain after World War II. She holds a doctoral certificate in Gender and Women’s Studies and has published work on the Women’s Art Movement of the 1970s. In addition to her research and teaching, Dr. Curzon has organized numerous exhibitions showcasing the work of both regional and nationally recognized artists.

She serves as Director of Graduate Studies for Art History and is editor of Future Forward, the journal of Integrative Teaching International.

Recently Published

Mass-Observation and Visual Culture – Depicting Everyday Lives in Britain. Routledge, 2017.

Watch a video interview with the late Paul R. Jones talking about his collection at UA.

Paul R. Jones Collection of American Art at the University of Alabama

Watch a video of the making of an exhibition of Paul R. Jones Collection works.


Ph.D., University of Rochester (2006)