Trevor Keeble

University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth Executive Dean, Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries

Speaker Biography

Prior to joining the University of Portsmouth as Dean of Creative & Cultural Industries and Professor of Design, Trevor was Executive Dean (Learning, Teaching & Research) at the University for the Creative Arts, UK. Prior to this he held a number of positions in the Faculty of Art, Design & Architecture at Kingston University, London. These included Head of the School of Art & Design History, and Associate Dean (Academic).

Trevor studied practice-based art & design at Portsmouth College of Art & Design. This led him to study for a BA(Hons) Interior Architecture at the University of Brighton. With the support of the Oliver Ford Scholarship, he then studied on the MA History of Design programme run jointly by the Victoria & Albert Museum, and the Royal College of Art. Trevor was awarded a PhD, for a thesis entitled The Domestic Moment: Design, Taste & Identity in the Late Victorian Interior, by the Royal College of Art in 2005.