Carver Professor, Mills College
Dr. Mary-Ann Milford-Lutzker, Professor of Asian Art History, holds the Carver Chair in East Asian Studies at Mills College. She is also Chair of the Department of Art and Art History. She received her Ph.D. in 1984, from the University of California, Berkeley, for which she researched the texts and sculptural reliefs in South and Southeast Asian art and architecture. Her early work focused on traditional Indian and Indonesian art and she curated exhibitions including “The Image of Women in Indian Art” in 1985, and “Myths and Symbols in Indonesian Art” in 1991. Milford-Lutzker has received senior fellowships from the American Institute for Indian Studies (AIIS) and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to study contemporary South Asian art focusing on the work of women artists in India.