Jung-Sil Lee has a PhD in art history from The University of Maryland, College Park; an MA in art history and French Literature in Université de Nice, France; and a BA in French Literature and Broadcasting, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea. Teaching and research interests include European and American Modern Art, Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, Feminist theory and Ritual practice, Public monument and Environment, Art and Science, and Contemporary Asian Art. She received Cantor Rodin Foundation fellowship, which supports her doctoral dissertation, titled The Intersection of Nationalism and Religion: The Burghers of Calais of Auguste Rodin in the French Third Republic, and upcoming book publication of Rodin. With a UM Museum Fellow scholarship, she contributed in curating the exhibition of Joan of Arc at the Corcoran Gallery of Art. She recently curated an exhibition titled BioArt: Encounter of Art & Science at the Baltimore Convention Center and wrote a book chapter on “Contemporary Korean American Artists” for presentation at the Korean Art Conference 2012.