Kyunghee Pyun is associate professor of art history at the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. Her scholarship focuses on history of collecting, reception of Asian art, diaspora of Asian artists, and Asian American visual culture. She wrote Fashion, Identity, Power in Modern Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) discussing modernized dress in the early 20th-century and is working on school uniforms in East Asia. As an independent curator, she has collaborated with contemporary artists in New York since 2013. Her recent project, Invisible Nomads & Weavers: The Yörüks, Bakerwals & Changpasis a part of visual ethnographic research on the impact of migration and globalization on nomadic communities of weavers and farmers of Pashmina goats in Central Asia. She is working on School Uniforms in East Asia: Fashioning Statehood and Self. As a curator and a critic, she has served on many contemporary art and design competitions, held internationally.