Dr. Victoria Kinsella is Senior Research Fellow in Education at Birmingham City University. Victoria has researched widely in the field of the arts education and creativity. She has worked on a number of creative arts research projects in various contexts including schools, prisons, galleries, arts centres and with educational agencies. Prior to her academic studies she worked as a teacher in UK secondary schools. Her research interests include the exploration of creative teaching and learning and how we might foster these approaches within educational contexts. She is also interested in the use of cultural historical activity theory for the analysis of learning within creative spaces.
Victoria teaches across a wide range of educational programmes at Birmingham City University at postgraduate level and supervises a large cohort of doctoral students. She is senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy.