Glenda Chao

Mellon Fellow

East Asian Languages & Cultures

Glenda hails from Massachusetts, where her early exposure to art museums, historical reenactment societies, and cultural fairs fostered a passion for both material culture and history. She has spent her academic career immersed in the study early China and in archaeological evidence of culture change and early empires. She also has a budding interest in the use of ancient art to produce modern cultural perceptions of East Asia.