Ingrid Furniss is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Lafayette College in Easton, PA, where she teaches Asian art history. Prior to this appointment, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History at University of Texas at Arlington. She holds a PhD and an MA in Chinese art and archaeology from Princeton University, as well as an MA in Asian studies from Washington University, a certificate in museum studies from University of Washington, and a BA with honors in Asian studies from University of Puget Sound.
In addition to numerous articles and presentations, Dr. Furniss’ experience includes curatorial work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the St. Louis Art Museum, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She has also served as a freelance researcher for Saskia Cultural Documentation, Ltd. in Maine, and as a "trench master" for an archaeological expedition in Polis, Cyprus for Princeton University.