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Ms. ZHU Ying

PhD Candidate in Art History
University of Kansas (Kansas)

Fellowship Project

Ms. Zhu Ying spent six months at Peabody Essex Museum Salem, MA, U.S.A, where she assisted in the museum’s education programmes and curatorial works of Chinese art. The J.S. Lee Memorial Fellowship Programme offered her opportunities to re-examine Chinese art and its interpretations through a Western perspective and facilitated her research on museum education with multicultural case studies.


Ms. Zhu Ying is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Kansas. Her research interests include Ming dynasty landscape painting, Edo period painting and prints, and Korean ceramics. As a former Director of Education at Suzhou Museum, Ms. Zhu is experienced in school programmes and audience interactions. Many of her programmes received national and local awards.

Recent Development and Achievement

    While pursuing her Ph.D. degree, Ms. Zhu Ying also works in the conservation department of the Spencer Museum of Art through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Loo Family Collections internship programme. She actively participates in various academic conferences, such as the 2017 Guangdong Provisional Museum Education Conference, and the 2018 and 2019 Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs Annual Meeting (MCAA).

Selected Publication(s)

  • Zhu, Y. (2017). Spaces in the Learning Process: School Tour and Teacher Training programs in Peabody Essex Museum. In Qian, C. X. (Ed.). Yu Da Shu Ju Shi Dai Tong Xing de Mei Shu Jiao Yu (pp. 172-89). Shanghai: Shanghai Education Publishing House.