Martin Segger

Martin  Segger
Associate Fellow
Centre for Global Studies
Martin Segger’s administrative and academic career has included the positions of Director of Art Galleries and Collections at the University of Victoria, and adjunct professor in the Department of History in Art, Faculty of Fine Arts. He holds a B.A. in English Literature and a Diploma of Education (Secondary Curriculum) from the University of Victoria, and a Master of Philosophy in Renaissance Cultural Studies from the Warburg Institute, University of London, where he studied under Prof. Sir Ernst Gombrich. In 1982 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and 1999 a Fellow of the Canadian Museums Association.

He has served as president of the Society of Architectural Historian, Pacific North West Chapter and President of the Commonwealth Association of Museums. He has consulted and taught historic preservation planning in South America and Africa. His areas of academic research, teaching and curatorship are architectural history and decorative arts, also heritage and museums studies.

Current research projects include 19th colonial architecture in India and the impact of international cultural conservation protocols on museum management practice in the developing world. He has lectured widely and written numerous books, exhibition catalogues, film scripts, and articles.