Matthew Jarron is Curator of the University of Dundee Museums which include the Tower Foyer & Lamb Galleries, the D'Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum and the Tayside Medical History Museum. He also serves as Secretary of the Abertay Historical Society, chair of the Scotland & Medicine network and is a committee member and former chair of the Scottish Society for Art History. He is the author or editor of several books including Independent & Individualist: Art in Dundee 1867–1924.