Peter Han-Chih Wang

Faculty Profiles

Peter Wang

Peter Han-Chih Wang

Assistant Professor


PhD, Art History, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
MA, Art Studies, National Central University, Taiwan
BFA, Fine Arts, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan

Areas of Expertise 

  • Contemporary Art
  • History of Photography
  • American Art
  • Visual Studies

Courses Recently Taught 

  • ART241: Art History Survey I
  • ART242: Art History Survey II
  • ART355: Art Today: Art Since 1990
  • ART371: Reframing American Art

Professional Experience 

Instructor, Art History Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


Creative and Scholarly Work 

  • “The American Way: An Overview of American Road Photography” in Image and Concept: Selected International Contemporary Artists. Taipei, Taiwan: S-An Cultural Foundation, 2015. 5–46.
  • “Map of the American Wandering: An Encounter between Street and Road Photography” in Modern Art Bimonthly, October, 2013, no. 170, 30–37, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • “New Aspects of the Street Image in Contemporary Art and Photography” in Modern Art Bimonthly, October, 2013, no. 170, 38–44, Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • “The Visual Representation of the American Highway in the 1930s: On ‘An American Exodus’ and ‘The Grapes of Wrath’” in Film Appreciation, 2009, no. 140, 67-76, Taipei, Taiwan.

Professional Memberships 

  • College Art Association
  • Association of Historians of American Art
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • Association of American Studies