Professor Hilary J. Grainger, BA(Hons), PhD, FRSA
Professor Hilary Grainger has been a Dean of London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London since 2003. A graduate of Leeds University, she was awarded a BA (Hons) History of Art and English in 1973 and a PhD in Architectural History in 1985. A specialist in late nineteenth and early twentieth century English domestic architecture and design, she is the leading authority on the late Victorian architect Sir Ernest George and on the architecture of British crematoria. She has published widely in these areas and has lectured both in the UK and America. Her book Death Redesigned: British Crematoria, History, Architecture and Landscape, received a joint commendation as the best reference book published in 2006 by Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
She has been a member of the Council since 2008.
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