Jenny Lee

Personal details




University of Exeter

PhD Human Geography

Empire, Modernity and Design: Visual Culture and Cable & Wireless' Corporate Identities, 1924-1955


Queen's University, Belfast

MSc Landscape, Heritage, and Environment (with Distinction) 'The Spatial and Temporal Narratives of the Ulster-American Folk Park' Supervisor: Dr Keith Lilley


Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge

BA (Hons) History

Dissertation: 'Exhibiting the Liberty Style, 1875-1917'

Supervisor: Dr Astrid Swenson

Funding: Nigel Chancellor Fund.


Professional/research experience

January 2011 - June 2011:

Sentry Hill Historic House, Co. Antrim

Documentation Assistant - Documentation of the Sentry Hill accredited museum collection to MDA standards as set out in spectrum, onto the museum database (MODES). This involved researching the object and developing written and digital object history files, as well as preparing digital images of artefacts to add to the collection database.I was also involved in accessioning these items and correctly storing them.

December 2008 - January 2009:

British Museum, Department of Coins and Medals

Leslie Melville Intern - Cataloguing Anglo-Viking and Venetian coinage and assisting in research. I also assisted the duty-curator in the supervision of the study room. In addition, I recorded a radio interview for BBC Radio London, in which I talked about the museum’s Viking collection, aimed at a younger non-specialist audience.

May 2008 - May 2008:

Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge

Co-President of the Trinity Hall History Society.


CV: Membership of Professional Bodies/Professional Qualifications


Museums Association


Design History Society