Patrycja Kaszynska is Senior Research Fellow at Social Design Institute, UAL and Research Associate at Culture, King’s College London. She is also Research Affiliate at New College of the Humanities at NorthEastern where she was Head of the Art History Faculty before joining UAL. After a period of working in policy research for Westminster-based think tanks, Dr Kaszynska turned to explore the notion of cultural value, first as Project Researcher for the AHRC Cultural Value Project and then Project Manager for the Cultural Value Scoping Project. Patrycja is now leading the valuation work for UAL Social Design Institute. Her interests are at the cross section of critical theory, pragmatic philosophy, cultural studies and design with the key focus on the theory of value and valuation studies.