Neil Walton

Lecturer in the Educational Studies Department at Goldsmiths

Neil Walton is a Lecturer in the Educational Studies Department at Goldsmiths.

After training at the Royal Academy Schools, he received his MA in History of Art from Birkbeck, University of London, and then a Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from the University of Roehampton.

He worked for over a decade in London secondary schools and taught art history at various art schools and colleges. His interests are in the history of art education and philosophical aesthetics. Current work includes developing a historicist pedagogy of art and design and examining how Robert Brandom’s inferentialism can inform art education.

He is a Trustee of the Association for Art History, a former co-editor of the International Journal of Art and Design Education, and a Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy Schools.