Dr. Heather Shirey Awarded Fulbright Terra Foundation Award

April 30, 2015

The Department of Art History is very pleased to announce that Dr. Heather Shirey has been awarded the Fulbright Terra Foundation Award in the History of American Art. 

Dr. Heather Shirey will spend the spring 2016 semester in Beijing, China, where she will teach undergraduate and graduate art history courses at Tsinghua University and/or Peking University. She will also work together with Chinese institutions to develop a curriculum in art history focusing on American art with a specific focus on race and ethnicity. 

This is a very prestigious award that goes to only two faculty in the country, and the University and Department are very proud of Dr. Shirey's achievement!