Catherine Syson

Catherine is Administrator for the Emergence Project, within the Department of Philosophy. She has degrees in the History of Art from the Courtauld Institute (BA) and SOAS (MA), where she specialised in East Asian art, particularly the Gutai Group – a Japanese post war action art group.

Prior to working at the Department of Philosophy she worked in various administrative positions throughout the university, and at the National Sound Archive.

In her spare time, Catherine enjoys art, record-collecting and working on her allotment. She and her partner live with their cats and mini dachshund in the Weardale countryside.

c.m.syson@durham.ac.uk