Assistant Professor of Art History, School of Art
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Ave,
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: BP 259
Ting Chang, Assistant Professor in the Critical Histories, is an art historian who has previously taught at the University of Sussex in England and the University of Toronto and McGill University in Canada. She received a B.A. in art history from McGill University, Canada; M.A. in art history from the University of Toronto; and PhD in art history at the University of Sussex, England where she worked with Professor Thomas Crow. She came to Carnegie Mellon from McGill University to teach a new course on the critical histories of the arts. Her articles on art collecting and display strategies in nineteenth-century France have appeared in The Art Bulletin, The Oxford Art Journal, The Journal of the History of Collecting and other leading journals in art history. Her book manuscript in progress examines European travelers and collectors of Asian art in the nineteenth century and the formation of museums of Asian artifacts in Paris, notably the Musée Cernuschi and the Musée Guimet. Her past teaching includes courses in methodology; theories of collecting; histories of collections, museums and exhibitions; late eighteenth-century European painting and visual culture; nineteenth-century European painting; and postcolonial studies. She was a Clark Fellow in 2005 at the Clark Art Institute and a Getty Scholar in 2003-4 at the Getty Research Institute.