Janet Stewart

Executive Dean, Arts and Humanities at Durham University

Janet joined Durham in 2014 from the University of Aberdeen as Professor of German and Visual Culture in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (MLAC).

She was the founding Director of the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture and part of the team that successfully bid to establish a Leverhulme Doctoral Training Centre for Visual Culture in Durham. She also served as Head of School from 2015 to 2018.

Janet’s research interests lie in visual culture, the energy humanities and Austrian and German cultural history.


  • Executive Dean, Arts and Humanities

    Current role

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