Michelle Yee

Assistant Professor

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Department of Art History

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Michelle Yee is an assistant professor of Art History whose research focuses on contemporary Asian American and Asian Diasporic art. Her research interests include race and representation, transnational connections and collisions, and cosmopolitanisms. Her writing can be found in journals such as Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas, Third Text, Panorama, and Art Etc. as well as several exhibition catalogues. At VCU, Yee teaches undergraduate and graduate courses that consider Asian Diasporic and American art and visual culture. She received an MA and Ph.D. in Visual Studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz, an MA in Art History from the University of Connecticut, and a BA in Art History and English Literature from Georgetown University.