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Lorella Brocklesby

Lorella Brocklesby

Adjunct Professor

Lorella Brocklesby is an Adjunct Professor at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts, NYUSPS. She is London born, and is a cultural historian specializing in architecture, art, theatre, decorative arts, and gardens. She has received awards from NYUSPS for Excellence in Teaching and length of service. She has taught over seventy different courses for NYUSPS, including History of Royalty, Medieval History, Victorian London, Dickens’ England, William Morris, and Shakespeare’s London.

She was for sixteen years the program director for the NYUSPS Oxford summer study program and has been a leader on tours to France, Scotland, Scandinavia, and the United Kingdom and Smithsonian.  She has lectured at many museums and has given fifteen seminars for the Smithsonian Institution. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Currently Teaching

Georgian England: Heroes, Heroines, and Scandals

Learn about the achievements, influence, and controversies of major Georgian England figures to gain a vivid perspective on 18th-century England.

England's Cathedral Cities: From Exeter to York

Explore the influence of the church and its monastic foundation on English society from the 11th century onward.

England: Five Centuries of Royal Fashion

Explore the global fascination with royal fashion from Elizabeth I and Tudor court fashion to Princess Diana and Meghan Markle.

Virginia Woolf's London

See the people, neighborhoods, and culture of London through the eyes of Virginia Woolf, a visionary of literary style.

England's Lake District: Poets, Painters, and an Idyllic Paradise

Discover the history and beauty of the Lake District, home to some of England’s most renowned artists, poets, and thinkers.