Logan Ward

MA/PhD Student
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Logan Ward (He/They) comes to KU from Ohio. He has worked at the Columbus Museum of Art in education and received both a BA and an MA in East Studies focused on Korea from The Ohio State University. His research interests include Korean art collections in US American art museums, and Orientalism and Japanese colonial historiography in museum interpretations of Korean civilization and history through art, material and visual culture. He primarily focuses on the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He is also an editor in Asian studies and museum studies for an online student journal published by the Coalition of Master’s Scholars on Material Culture.

Fields of Study

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

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