Dean of School of Arts, English & Drama, Loughborough University.

Honorary Professorial Fellow, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh.

Presenter, BBC Newsnight, BBC.

Composer, Master of the Queen's Music.

Professor Emeritus, University of St Andrews.

Emeritus Professor, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Research Professor in the History of Art, University of Edinburgh.

Chair of Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

Former Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of St Andrews.

Pro Vice-Chancellor for Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen's University Belfast.