SaeHim Park is a doctoral student in Art, Art History, and Visual Studies working with Professor Stanley Abe. She examines the visual culture of sexual violence in East Asia to tackle the lingering questions of empire and the Cold War. At Duke, she works toward graduate certificates in College Teaching, East Asian Studies and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies.
She holds a Master's in Art History from the University of Toronto and a Bachelor's in Fine Arts (Art History) with First Class Honours from the University of Hong Kong. Her paper "Building the National identity: The Study of Japanese Government-General Building (1926-1995)" won the HKU Museum Society Asian Art Essay Prize. She spent an exchange semester at the University of British Columbia. She also worked as an instructor and translator at the HIV & AIDS Health Center in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India.
Fellowships, Supported Research, & Other Grants
Janet B. Chiang Grant awarded by Asian/Pacific Studies Institute at Duke University (2020)
Summer Research Fellowship for First- and Second-Year Ph.D. Students awarded by Duke University Graduate School (2018 to 2020)