Recent Graduates

2022

  • Cathy Zhu

    MARY GRIGGS BURKE CENTER POST-DOCTORAL TEACHING FELLOW, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

    Dissertation

    Born in a Golden Light: Art, Omens, and Succession in the Southern Song (1127-1279)

2021

  • Xiaohan Du

    Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Dissertation

    On A Snowy Night: Yishan Yining (1247–1317) and the Development of Zen Calligraphy in Medieval Japan

  • Nina Horisaki-Christens

    Mary Griggs Burke Center Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Columbia University

    Dissertation

    VIDEO HIROBA: Contingent Publics and Video Communication, 1966–1985

2018

  • Jens Bartel

    Research and Collections Management, Shibunkaku Company Limited

    Dissertation

    Style, Space and Meaning in the Large-Scale Landscape Paintings by Maruyama Ōkyo (1733-1795)

  • Carrie Cushman

    Edith Dale Monson Gallery Director and Curator at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford

    Dissertation

    Temporary Ruins: Miyamoto Ryūji’s Architectural Photography in Postmodern Japan.

  • Maggie Mustard

    Marcia Tucker Senior Research Fellow, New Museum of Contemporary Art

    Dissertation

    Atlas Novus: Kawada Kikuji’s Chizu (The Map) and Postwar Japanese Photography

  • Joseph Scheier-Dolberg

    Oscar Tang and Agnes Hsu-Tang Associate Curator of Chinese Painting, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Dissertation

    Yu Zhiding and the Envisioning of the Early Qing World

  • Yu Yang

    Assistant Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Kyushu University

    Dissertation

    At the Crossroads of Japanese Modernism and Colonialism: Architecture and Urban Space in Manchuria, 1900–1945

2016

  • Talia Andrei

    ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF ART AND ART HISTORY, WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

    Dissertation

    Mapping Sacred Spaces: Representations of Pleasure and Worship in Shaji sankei mandara

  • Heather Clydesdale

    Assistant Professor, Santa Clara University

    Dissertation

    The Jiuquan Tombs: Reordering Art and Ideas on China’s Frontier

  • Frank Feltens

    ASSOCIATE CURATOR FREER GALLERY OF ART AND ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

    Dissertation

    Ogata Kōrin 1658–1716 and the Possibilities of Painting in Early Modern Japan

2015

  • Sandrine Larrivé-Bass

    CORE LECTURER FOR ART HUMANITIES DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY

    Dissertation

    Embodied Materials: The Emergence of Figural Imagery in Prehistoric China

  • Aaron Rio

    Associate Curator of Japanese Art, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Dissertation

    Ink Painting in Medieval Kamakura

  • Chun-Yi Tsai
    Dissertation

    Imagining the Supernatural Grotesque: Paintings of Zhong Kui and Demons in the Late Southern Song (1127-1279) and Yuan (1271-1368) Dynasties

2014

  • Soyoung Lee

    Landon and Lavinia Clay Chief Curator, Harvard Art Museums

2009

  • Xue Lei

    ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF ART HISTORY, OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

    Dissertation

    The Elusive Crane: Memory, Metaphor and a Stone Monument from Sixth Century China