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by Catherine Pagani
Professor of Art History, Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Assistant to the Provost, The University of Alabama
Since 2015, Dr. Pagani has served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Assistant to the Provost. She came to The University of Alabama from Canada in 1993. She has published and lectured internationally on the arts of Asia. Her book, Eastern Magnificence and European Ingenuity: Clocks of Late Imperial China (University of Michigan Press, 2001), is the result of research she conducted at the Palace Museum, Beijing. She is co-author with R.W.L. Guisso of The First Emperor of China. Pagani recently spoke on Late Imperial Chinese clocks at the symposium, “Behind the Vermillion Walls: Courtly Life in the Forbidden City” at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto in 1993.