Rosie Ibbotson's research centres on the long nineteenth century, and concerns the entanglements of visual representation and environmental change. She is writing a book titled 'Picturing the imperial Anthropocene: visual representation, migratory imaginaries, and environmental change in the long nineteenth century', and recently she has published on the intersections of visual and material culture and de-extinction. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Canterbury, Rosie was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Yale Center for British Art, and she completed her doctorate at the University of Cambridge, focusing on the transnational Arts and Crafts Movement.
- Ibbotson R. (2017) Making sense? Visual cultures of de-extinction and the anthropocentric archive. Animal Studies Journal 6(1) 6: 80-105.
- Garrie BAC. and Ibbotson R. (2016) Feminism and craft: Barbara Garrie and Rosie Ibbotson in conversation. Next Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand: Common Ground.
- Ibbotson R. (2016) Museology, the Anthropocene, and the Huia: some art historical perspectives on de-extinction. University of Canterbury, Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand.
- Ibbotson R. (2016) De-extinction and the Anthropocene in museological perspective: a case study of the Huia. Washington, DC, USA: College Art Association 104th Annual Conference, 3-6 Feb 2016
- Ibbotson R. (2016) Review of 'The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: a history', by Annette Carruthers. Victorian Studies 58(2): 362-364. Indiana University Press. http://dx.doi.org/10.2979/victorianstudies.58.2.27.