Marsha Haufler

Marsha Haufler

Associate Dean for International & Interdisciplinary Studies
785-864-3661
Strong Hall, Room 200

Marsha Haufler, professor of art history and past director of the Center for East Asian Studies, holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in art history from the University of California, Berkley, and came to the University of Kansas in 1991. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on the art and culture of East Asia and directs graduate research on Chinese and Korean art. Her own research focuses on Chinese women artists, Buddhism in the aesthetic life of later imperial China, Tibeto-Chinese art, and most recently, contemporary art in North Korea. She received a W.T. Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence in 2007, the Provost's Award for Leadership in International Education in 2004, and a Keeler Intra-University Professorship for study of Korean language and culture in 2002. She is a member and past chair the Editorial Board of the journal Archives of Asian Art and has served on the Board of Advisors of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.

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