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Susan Orr

Professor Susan Orr is the editor of this journal (Art, Design & Communication in Higher Education). She is the pro vice chancellor for learning and teaching at York St John University and is also a visiting professor at Bournemouth University. Before coming to York St John, Professor Orr was dean of learning and teaching enhancement at the University of the Arts in London (UAL), a post she held since 2013. In this role she led the UAL Teaching, Learning and Employability Exchange. Professor Orr chairs the European League of Institutes of the Arts’ Teachers Academy. She is a principal fellow of the HEA and a national teaching fellow whose well-cited research focuses on creative education. Susan co-authored with Alison Shreeve the Routledge book Art and Design Pedagogy in Higher Education: Knowledge, Values and Ambiguity in the Creative Curriculum in 2018.