Close-up of Dr. Sally Hickson
Dr. Sally Hickson

Dr. Sally Hickson, an art history researcher at the College of Arts, made headlines with her thoughts on the recent spate of acts of vandalism on famous art works by climate activists. 

Her Conversation Canada commentary on the protests and the motivation behind them has appeared in several publications, including MSN.  

Speaking to Fox News, Hickson questioned whether the actions are convincing and said she worries the trend could escalate to more irreparable harm to the art. 

A professor in the School of Fine Art and Music, Hickson’s areas of research include the history of collections and Renaissance visual and material culture.