Subject Area:

  • Fine Arts - Art History

Her research areas include Samoan village architecture, cloth, and ritual, and how these are reflected in and facilitate cultural conceptualizations and usage of the spatial domain. She has numerous publications in the field of Pacific Art History as well as international and national conference presentations.


  • Polynesian Art
Fine Arts
PhD, Columbia University, Art History, 1993
MPhil, Columbia University, Art History, 1989
MA, San Diego State University, Art History, 1985
BA, University of California, San Diego, Biology, 1976