Stacey J Pierson Author of Evaluating Organization Development
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Stacey J Pierson

Senior Lecturer
SOAS, University of London

Dr Stacey Pierson a Senior Lecturer in the History of Art and Archaeology Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She works on the history of Chinese ceramics, domestic and export, and the history of collecting and display. She is Editor of the Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society (London) and previously was curator of the renowned Percival David collection of Chinese ceramics.

Biography

Dr Stacey Pierson is Senior Lecturer in Chinese Ceramics at SOAS, University of London. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in this subject as well as the history of Chinese art and the history of collecting and display. She has published widely in both subject areas and also curates exhibitions including the recent Academics, Agents and Activists: the School of Oriental and African Studies, 1916-2016. From 1995-2007 she was Curator of the Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, also at SOAS, which housed one of the most important collections of Chinese ceramics in the world. An exhibition on the Ming vase at this museum inspired the recent book From Object to Concept: Global Consumption and the Transformation of Ming Porcelain (Hong Kong University Press, 2013). She also edits the annual journal Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society (London) which has been published since 1921.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Chinese ceramics
    World ceramic history
    Ceramic technology
    History of collecting and collections
    History of display and exhibitions

Books