Gennifer  Weisenfeld

Professor in the Department of Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Interim Director of Graduate Studies of the PhD in Art History, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and Core Faculty in the Asian/Pacific Studies Institute

Gennifer Weisenfeld received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in Japanese Art History. Her field of research is modern and contemporary Japanese art history, design, and visual culture. Her work explores the impact of Japan's modern sociopolitical transformations on artistic production and practice; the cultural formations of nation and empire building; Japanese modernism; the politics of the avant-garde; the visual culture of disaster; commercial design; and the relationship between high art and popular culture.