- Suhyun ChoiDissertation
Transnational Socialism and the Development of Modern Art in North Korea
- On-Tsun Fung
On-Tsun studies early modern Japanese ink painting and is particularly interested in how ink painters in Japan negotiated their relationship with their Chinese counterparts.
- Yuri Handa
Yuri studies the history of photography in modern Japan, with a particular emphasis on the intersections of imperial/colonial nation-building and photography as reproductive visualizing technology.
- Hae Yeun KimDissertation
Unkoku Tōgan (1547–1618) and Painting in Early Modern Western Japan
- Naomi KuromiyaDissertation
Finding the Past in the Future: Tracing 'the Integrated Artwork' in Modern Japan
- Meng-Hsuan LeeDissertation
Shop-House, Verandah-Arcade, Decorated Façade: An Excavation of Commercial Architecture in Japanese Colonial Taiwan
- Walsh Millette
Walsh is interested in avenues of exchange between pre-modern China and Japan, especially as they touch on ideas of space, place, architecture, and the painting genre of jiehua.
- Sehyun OhDissertation
The Land Surveyors from the Outside: Documentation of Immigrants in an American Northwest Environment by Kyō Koike and Iwao Matsushita, c. 1920-1940
- Misaki Sanui
Misaki studies early modern Japanese art, with a particular focus on the various modes of production and reception of ceramics and other art objects within the material culture of chanoyu.
- Yeongik SeoDissertation
Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and New Iconography for Early Modern Kyoto
- Kanako Tajima
Kanako studies transnational artistic interaction between Japanese and American modern and contemporary art, with a particular focus on the works of Japanese female artists who moved to the U.S. in the 1960s.
- Valerie ZinnerDissertation
Sumiyoshi Gukei and Early Modern Yamato-e