Ph.D. History of Art, University of York, UK
MA, Fine Arts, National Taiwan Normal University
BA, Education, National Taipei University of Education
14th-16th century Florentine history, Renaissance arts and architecture, Arts and urban innovation
- Postdoctoral research, Si Wan College, NSYSU
- International Summer Programme Lecturer, University of York, UK
- TUSA visiting researcher, University of California, Berkeley, USA
HONOURS AND GRANTS
|· Grant for Postgraduate Erasmus + Mobility, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Supervisor: Professor Gianluca Belli
· Postgraduate Research Bursary, CREMS, University of York, United Kingdom
2016, 2017, 2018
· Governmental Scholarship for Overseas Study, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
2015 – 2019
|Four-year scholarship for doctoral degree in History of Art|
|· Aim for the Top University Plan Scholarship, Ministry of Education, Taiwan
2014 – 2015
|Visiting Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley|
|· Research Bursary for Renaissance Study, Villa I Tatti – the Harvard University Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies and the Getty Foundation
Montepulciano’s Palazzo Comunale, 1440 – c.1465: Rethinking Castellated Civic Palaces in Florentine Architectural and Political Contexts.
- The Girolami’s Plaque of Saint Zenobius, c.1415 -1420: Approaching a Personal Political Advertisement in Quattrocento Florence”, in Journal of History, NCCU, 53 (2020): 105-150. (THCI Core)
- “Deciphering Gender in Renaissance Florence: A Linguistic-Formalistic Analysis of Donatello’s David”, Sculpture Quarterly, 13 (2005): 2-30.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PAPERS
- ‘The Palazzo Comunale in Montepulciano: a Florentine Military Strategy in Response to the Battle of Anghiari’, European Association for Urban History (EAUH), Rome, (August 2018).
- ‘Rethinking Castellated Façade of the Palazzo Comunale in Montepulciano: Cosimo de’ Medici, the Dieci di Balia, and Defence of Florence’, Society for Renaissance Studies, Sheffield, (July 2018). Paper shortlisted for postgraduate conference awards.
- ‘“For Honour and Utility”: Establishing the Medicean identity in Montepulciano’s Palazzo Comunale, c. 1440’, Renaissance Architecture and Theory Scholars annual colloquium, Oxford Brookes, (April 2018).
- ‘Constituting the Public Piazza in Trecento Communal Statues: Framing Montepulciano’s Piazza Grande in 1337’,
- Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places, the Open University, Milton Keynes, England, (February 2018).
- ‘Framing Florence’s Seat of Government in the Girolami Family’s Marble Plaque of St. Zenobius’, History of Art Annual Conference, University of York, (March 2017).