IFAC Handa Curator of Japanese Art,
The British Museum
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere is the founding Director of the Sainsbury Institute and Professor of Japanese Art and Culture at the University of East Anglia. She received her PhD from Harvard University in 1998. She spent three years on secondment as a Visiting Professor in Cultural Resource Studies at Tokyo University (2006-2009). From Summer 2011 she is Research Director of the Sainsbury Institute. She is currently seconded to the British Museum as IFAC Handa Curator of Japanese Art in the Department of Asia.
Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere’s current research includes completing a manuscript entitled Four Hundred Years of Japanese Porcelain based on the British Museum holdings. Her research interests include early modern to contemporary ceramics in East Asia and particularly Japan, East Asian trade networks, the history of archaeology and collecting things Japanese.
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