Anna Catalani is a Reader in Architecture.

Anna’s current research interests are in the fields of museum and heritage studies, material culture, collectors and collections, identities and diaspora and cultural and creative tourism.

After studying BA (Hons) in Roman Archaeology & History of Art, University of Pisa, Italy, and MA in Museum Studies, University of Leicester, Anna completed her Ph.D. research in Museum Studies (University of Leicester), looking at the interpretation and representation of non-Western religious material culture in Western museums.Specifically, the research focused on Yorùbá traditional religious material culture exhibited in museums in the United Kingdom.

Before taking up her current appointment as Reader in Architecture at the University of Lincoln, Anna was formerly a Lecturer in Museum and Heritage Studies at the University of Salford, where she was the Programme Leader for the MA Art & Design.