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About Dr Susan Green

Dr Green joined NCH in 2016 as a Lecturer in Art History and in 2019 became Head of Faculty. From August 2021, Susie will be stepping down as Head of Faculty, but will continue working at the college as an Associate Professor in Art History. Susie currently teaches the Artists and Their Materials and Industry of Art: Renaissance and Baroque Patrons, Artists, Objects and Consumer courses. Previous courses taught by Susie include Introduction to the History of European Art and Deconstructing the Canon: A Social History of European Art.



PhD, Courtauld Institute of Art

MA, Courtauld Institute of Art

Graduate Diploma, Courtauld Institute of Art

BA (Hons), University College of Wales


Professional Affiliations

Association of Art Historians



Dr Susan Green's Research

Susie completed her PhD at the Courtauld in 2014 with a thesis entitled O Radix Jesse: Tree of Jesse Iconography in Northern Europe, c.1455-1550. Susie’s research focuses on northern European art of the 15th and 16th centuries, and she has a particular interest in technical art history. Current research projects are investigating Tree of Jesse iconography in British stained glass, late medieval devotion to Saint Anne and pilgrimage in northern Europe.


Selected Publications

Green, S. (2019). Tree of Jesse Iconography in Northern Europe in the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries, Abingdon and New York: Routledge.

‘Pre-Reformation Patronage and Pilgrimage in Southern Germany: An Investigation into the Origin and Function of the Schöllenbach Altarpiece’, immediations, Volume 3, no.4, (2015).

‘Portrait of a Gentleman’ (Warwick Castle) Attributed to William Dobson, 2014, Conservation and Art Historical Analysis Paper (with Alice Aurand) online, Courtauld Institute of Art Research Forum website.

Dr Susan Green's Teaching

Teaching Appointments

Head of Faculty & Associate Professor, New College of the Humanities (2021-present)

Head of Faculty & Senior Lecturer, New College of the Humanities (2019-2020)

Course Leader & Lecturer, New College of the Humanities (2016-2019)

Associate Lecturer, Courtauld Institute of Art (2014 – 2018)

Professional Activity

Part-time curatorial assistance for a large UK private collection (2015 – 2017).