Beatrice Chan is a PhD student on the Museum Professionals track at Rice University and the Curatorial Assistant of Asian Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She earned her B.A. in Art History and French Studies at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts and her M.A. in Asian Art History and certification in Museum Studies at Boston University. Her research interests feature Chinese landscape painting traditions, Chinese ceramics, as well as the role of Asian art collections in international cultural politics.