Annette L. Juliano is Professor of Asian Art History. She obtained her B.A. Fine Arts from Rutgers University-Newark Campus, an M.A. in Oriental Studies, Chinese Culture and Language, from University of Pennsylvania, and a Ph.D. in Asian Art and Early Chinese Art at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Her scholarship has focused on the period known as the “Six Dynasties” from the third through the seventh centuries in China, particularly the Buddhist and non-Buddhist arts along the Silk Road in northern China and Xinjiang. Her extensive bibliography includes several books as well as contributing essays to several exhibition catalogs and publishing numerous articles in scholarly journals. Within the last decade, she organized two major exhibitions and accompanying catalogs of Chinese art in New York: Monks and Merchants in 2001 and Buddhist Sculpture from the Beilin Museum in Xi’an in 2007. Both exhibitions were lauded for their contributions in New York Times reviews. She has taught at Vassar College, NYU Institute of Fines Arts, Brooklyn College and CUNY Graduate center, teaching both graduate and undergraduates. She has been at Rutgers since 1992 serving as the first Chair of the former Department of Visual and Performing Arts (renamed Arts, Media, and Culture) until 2002 and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Dean of Instruction, NCAS, until 2007.