Art, Art History, and Film Faculty

Aurelia Campbell

Associate Professor, Art History

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Art History



What the Emperor Built: Architecture and Empire in the Early Ming. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2020.

Articles and Book Chapters

“The Hall of Supreme Harmony as a Simulacrum of Ming Dynasty Construction.” In The Ming World, edited by Kenneth Swope, 221-240. New York: Routledge Press, 2019.

“Architecture of the Early Ming Court: A Preliminary Look.” In Ming Courts and Contacts (1400-1450), edited by Craig Clunas, Jessica Harrison-Hall, and Yu-ping Luk, 189-196. London: The British Museum Press, 2016.

“A Fifteenth Century Sino-Tibetan Buddha Hall at the Lu Family Tusi.” Archives of Asian Art 65, no. 1 (2015): 87-115.

“The Form and Function of Western Han Dynasty Ticou Tombs.” Artibus Asiae 70, no. 2 (2010): 227-258.


“Architecture of China-Late (Ming-Qing Dynasties).” In Oxford Bibliographies in Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Ed. Kevin Murphy. New York: Oxford University Press.

Book Reviews

Wen-shing Chou, Mount Wutai: Visions of a Sacred Buddhist Mountain. In the Journal of Ming Studies, in preparation. 

Dorothy Wong, Buddhist Pilgrim Monks as Agents of Cultural and Artistic Transmission: The International Buddhist Art Style in East Asia, ca. 645-770. In Religion and the Arts, in preparation.

Jeehee Hong, Theater of the Dead: A Social Turn in Chinese Funerary Art, 1000-1400. In the Journal of Chinese Religions 45, no. 2 (2017): 210-212.

Craig Clunas, Empire of Great Brightness: Visual and Material Cultures of Ming China. In the Journal of Ming Studies 72 (2015): 70-79.

Wu Hung, The Art of the Yellow Springs: Understanding Chinese Tombs. In the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians 71, no. 4 (December, 2012): 564-565.