Get to know our faculty through this ongoing series. This month, we interviewed Dr. Elizabeth Kindall, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History.
What area of art history/architectural history did focus on in graduate school? And where did you go?
Chinese Painting, University of Kansas
And what area do you focus on now?
Traditional Chinese paintings of the landscapes of scenic sites, famous mountains, pilgrimage destinations, and journeys through them.
It is a great excuse to travel to China and trek through its mystical mountains!
Best advice you have ever received?
Just keep showing up.
If you weren’t a professor, what would you do and why?
I had my sights set on working in the foreign service. Yet another excuse to travel to Asia!