Assistant Professor, Visual Arts
Dr. Wallace received her Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh where her dissertation examined hunting imagery in first and second century tomb reliefs from northwest China. Since coming to Coastal in 2014, she has taught a variety of non-Western art history courses including Chinese, Japanese, and Islamic Art. Her current research focuses on early and medieval Chinese visual and archaeological materials relating to raptors and falconry.
Ph.D., Art History, University of Pittsburgh
B.A., Anthropology, University of Chicago
Dr. Wallace’s recent and upcoming publications include the co-edited volume, Behaving Badly in Early and Medieval China (University of Hawai’i Press, 2017) and “The Early History of Falconry in China and the Question of Its Origins,” In Karl-Heinz Gersmann and Oliver Grimm, eds. Raptor and Human-Bird Symbolism and Falconry through Five Millennia on a Global Scale (ZBSA, 2018).
Non-Western Art, with a focus on East Asia
Warring States (475-221 BCE) and Han Dynasty Art (206 BCE- 220 CE) and Archaeology