Dr. Eun Park, Ph.D.

ProfessorSchool of Arts, Communication, Design & Media

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Eun Jung Park is a professor of art history at Southwestern College, where she has seved on several committees including the Academic Senate, Honors Committee, and the Distance Education Task Force, in addition to teaching art history survey courses in Asian Art as well as Modern and Contemporary Art. She also serves as a member of the Commission for Arts and Culture Public Art Committee for the City of San Diego.

Dr. Park's past publications include "Risky Subjectivity: Selected Works by Korean Adoptee Artists" for Queering Contemporary Asian American Art, an anthology edited by Laura Kina and Jan Christian Bernabe; “A Productive Void” for Teaching Diversity, an anthology edited by James Lee and Carrie Wastal; and “Korean American Cultural Expressions: Evolution of P’ungmul” for Koreans in America: History, Identity, and Community, an anthology edited by Grace Yoo.

She received her B.A. in Art History with a specialization in business and administration from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1997. She worked as a marketing analyst for 8 years before going back to graduate school in 2004 for an M.A. in Art History at San Francisco State University. She completed a dissertation on Korean American Artists and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots in the Visual Art History, Theory & Criticism Department at the University of California, San Diego. Her dissertation work included curating an exhibition for the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles, for the 20th anniversary of the '92 riots and a 2012 National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship with the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at New York University.