Nancy S. Steinhardt is Professor of East Asian Art and Curator of Chinese Art at the University of Pennsylvania. She has broad research interests in architecture and urban planning and has ongoing field projects in China, Korea, Japan, and Mongolia. Steinhardt’s most recent book is Chinese Architecture: A History (Princeton, 2019). The Borders of Chinese Architecture is in press at Harvard. In 2019 she received the Distinguished Teacher of Art History from the College Art Association and the Provost’s Award for Distinguished Ph. D. Teaching and Mentorship from the University of Pennsylvania.