Ms Ruth Jindal

Job: Senior Lecturer in Critical & Contextual Studies

Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities

School/department: School of Humanities

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, UK, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 207 8682




Personal profile

Design Historian, previously Director Of Communications at the Design Museum. Teaching contextual design history on art & design courses. Previous experience in arts policy and advocacy at Arts Council England.

Areas of teaching

Critical & Contextual Studies


  • BA (Hons) History of Design
  • PGCert in Arts Management
  • MA in Arts Criticism

Courses taught

  • Design Crafts BA (Hons)
  • Graphic Design & Illustration BA (Hons)
  • Footwear BA (Hons)

Membership of external committees

  • RSA Fellowship Council, Since 2011, East Midlands Regional Council Member, Y
  • Leicester Arts Company Ltd 2007-2010, Board Member N

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Royal Society Of Arts, Manufacture & Commerce (RSA), 2000 – Present. Fellow 
  • Design History Society, 2011

Professional licences and certificates

  • Institute of Public Relations, 2001, Associate member

Forthcoming events

Open Doors Open Minds Conference, DMU, April 2013 


Conference attendance

The Art of Cultural Philanthropy, 6/4/11, Broadway Nottingham, Conference Organiser


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