Moya Goosen

Ph.D. History of Art, North-West University;

MA in History of Art, North-West University; BA (Hons) History of Art, North-West University;

BA in Communication Studies, North-West University.


Dr. Moya Goosen, is currently teaching as an Assistant Professor at the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises at Zayed University in Dubai. She completed her Ph.D. in Art History and Visual Culture at the North-West University, South Africa in 2018. Goosen has established a clear research agenda in visual African Humanities. Her current research centres on visual contexts of the postcolonial and decolonial South.

She has ten years’ experience in academia. Before joining Zayed University, she worked at the South African research entity ViNCO (Visual Narratives and Creative Outputs through Interdisciplinary and Practice-Led Research), and held faculty positions at the subject groups History of Art and Graphic Design at the North-West University and the Pearson Institute.  


Dubai Academic City, Dubai


+971 4 402 1407

Research and Professional Activities

History of Art; Visual Culture

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