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We are delighted to welcome Quincy Ngan to Yale this Fall as Assistant Professor in the Department of the History of Art. He received his bachelor’s and doctoral degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of Chicago, respectively. Before joining Yale, he worked as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa, where he was noted for his teaching on premodern and contemporary Chinese art, Japanese art, and gender and sexuality.
Pamela Lee, recently named as the Carnegie Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, is an art historian who teaches the history, theory, and criticism of late modernism and contemporary art with research interests in the relationship between aesthetics, politics, time, and system.