Elizabeth Grierson is Professor of Art and Philosophy at RMIT University, Melbourne and Adjunct Professor at AUT in Auckland. Since 1990 Elizabeth has undertaken leadership roles in university education in Auckland New Zealand, and Melbourne Australia, and was a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Brighton, UK 1998-99. She is a Life Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (UK). Elizabeth has a PhD in Education (Auckland), Juris Doctor (RMIT), MA (1st Class Hons) Art History, and BA (English language and literature); she holds a Diploma of Teaching (NZ), is qualified in speech and drama with Licentiate Diploma (NZ Speech Board) and ATCL (Trinity College, University of London). In 2012 she completed an intensive program in European economics, business and finance at the University of Aarhus Denmark. Her work in law focuses her interest in social justice and she has undertaken work in the Magistrates Court of Victoria, Melbourne, and a research project on Interlocutory Appeals in criminal law at the Supreme Court of Victoria, Court of Appeal. Elizabeth is executive editor of the journal ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies, now incorporated with Educational Philosophy and Theory (EPAT) published by Routledge Taylor & Francis. Elizabeth publishes and speaks widely in the fields of the arts, aesthetics, the politics of knowledge, law and education.