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Sadie Arft
PhD Candidate
Late Medieval and Northern Renaissance Art
Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art
Imperial Artistic Patronage, 963-1250
Jinhyun Cho
MA/PhD Student

European Art of the Long Nineteenth Century
Nineteenth-century French Art

Sarah Dyer
PhD Candidate
Late Medieval and Northern Renaissance Art
French Gothic Architecture
Gender in Japanese Buddhist Art
Ruiying Gao
PhD Candidate

Intersection of natural history and art history in East Asian pictorial art
Arts of Early China
Arts of Edo Japan

Mia Hafer
PhD Student
Late Medieval Manuscripts and Early Printed Books
Cross-Cultural Exchange
Medieval Gender and Sexuality
Mary Frances Ivey
PhD Candidate

Global art since 1960
Art of the United States after 1900
Nineteenth-century France
European modernism

Hannah Johnson
MA Student

Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art
Late Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Print Culture

Bailey McCulloch
MA Student

Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century European Art

Daisuke Murata
PhD Student

Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art
Modern and Contemporary Korean Art

Carolyn Nordengren
PhD Student
Late Medieval and Northern Renaissance Art
Seventeenth-Century Dutch Art
Rachel Quist
PhD Candidate
Japanese Buddhist sculpture, Nara through Kamakura
Chinese Buddhist sculpture, Tang through Song
Japanese prints, Edo through the present
Vidhita Raina
PhD Candidate
Cross-cultural Interactions in Japanese Art, 16th-19th Centuries
Material Culture of the Ming Dynasty, 14th-17th Centuries
History of Asian American/Asian Diaspora Art
Yayoi Shinoda
PhD Student

Visual culture from medieval to early modern Japan
Narrative paintings and genre paintings from medieval to early modern Japan
Perceptions, display methods, and history of collecting Japanese art in the U.S.

Sara Stepp
PhD Candidate

Art Since 1960
French Art, 1848-1900
Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art

Meng Tong
PhD Candidate

Buddhist Art along the Overland Silk Routes
Art and Religion of Early China
Buddhist Art and Ritual of Heian-period Japan

Michael VanHartingsveldt
MA/PhD Student

East Asian Buddhist Art
Japanese Esoteric Buddhist Art

Maggie Vaughn
Global Art since 1960
European Modernism
Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art
Logan Ward
MA/PhD Student

Early modern US American museums (1870-1945)

Korean art and archaeology under Japanese colonialism (1910-1945)

Japan-Korea-US relations of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Museum education


Kat White
PhD Student

Nineteenth-century French art
Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century European and American Art
Modern Japanese Art

Weitian Yan
PhD Candidate

Chinese Calligraphy
Sites of Memory
Japanese Narrative Scrolls

Hae Jeong Yoon
PhD Student

Artistic interactions within the East Asian cultural sphere in the premodern era

Art production and royal patronage during the Chosŏn dynasty (1392-1910) through the early 20th Century

North Korea's art exports to Africa and Southeast Asia from the 1970s

Jeongwon Yoon
PhD Candidate

Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art
Modern and Contemporary Korean Art
Painting and Print in Edo-Period Japan


Zhao Yi
PhD Candidate

Early and Medieval Chinese Buddhist Art and Architecture
Early Japanese Buddhist Art
Modern and Contemporary Japanese Art
Chinese Landscape and Literati Painting

Pinyan Zhu
PhD Candidate

Visual Culture of Chinese Cave-Shrines
Heian and Kamakura Japanese Buddhist Sculpture
Visual Arts of Modern and Contemporary Japan

Ying Zhu
PhD Candidate

Chinese Paintings/Museum Education




Jackson Ross
Accelerated MA Student

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century European Art
European Modernism
History of Architecture

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