Griselda Pollock (b. 1949) is a British-Canadian art historian and cultural theorist recognised for shaping the fields of feminist art history and cultural theory. Born in South Africa, she studied modern history at the University of Oxford, UK and completed a master’s degree and a doctorate from the Courtauld Institute, London, UK. She began teaching at the University of Leeds in 1977, where she is currently a professor of Social and Critical Histories of Art and director of CentreCATH (Centre for Cultural Analysis, Theory and History). Her areas of research include feminist, social, queer and post-colonial interventions in art history, trauma and memory, contemporary visual arts and film.