Katie Campbell, Paradise of Exiles: The Anglo-American Gardens of Florence (London: Frances Lincoln, 2009)
Dr Katie Campbell
Senior Research Fellow in Garden History
Dr Katie Campbell received an honours English degree from McGill University in Montreal. After a career in journalism, drama and fiction she returned to academia, got a PhD from Bristol University and began lecturing on garden history for Bristol University and Birkbeck College, London. She has contributed to various collections of essays including, most recently, The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies, ed. Jeff Malpas (London: MIT Press, 2011), and she writes regularly for Hortus, Gardens Illustrated, Garden Design Journal, Historic Gardens Review, and the online art history journal Cassone. She is a guest lecturer for various tour companies specialising, particularly, in Tuscan gardens. As well as helping deliver Buckingham’s MA in Garden History she lectures widely, writes, and sits on the board of the Garden History Society. Her current field of research is landscape and national identity, although she retains an abiding interest in Italian gardens and contemporary landscape design. Her most recent publications are British Gardens in Time (2014), Paradise of Exiles: The Anglo-Florentine Garden (2009), Policies and Pleasaunces, A Guide to the Gardens of Scotland (2007) and Icons of Twentieth Century Landscape Design (2006).