Jon Carter Covell

Jon Carter Covell was the first Westerner to obtain a doctorate in Oriental art history, which she completed at Columbia University, after graduating from Oberlin College. Marrying and raising two children, she later taught art history for fifteen years at California State University at Long Beach and at the University of California, Riverside Ex- tension, before moving to Honolulu to become Professor of Japanese and Korean Art History at the University of Hawaii.

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