College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Maya Stiller, PhD

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - History of Art
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Asian Languages & Cultures (Korean History; Buddhist Studies), UCLA
Primary office:
Spencer Museum of Art
Room 231
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045


Specializes in Korean Art and Visual Culture; Research interests include traditional and contemporary Korean Buddhist art and culture and Korean ceramics.


Ph.D., Asian Languages & Cultures (Korean History; Buddhist Studies), UCLA

Dr. phil., East Asian Art History (Korean Art History), Freie Universität Berlin

Dual B.A./M.A., Korean Studies/Art History, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Teaching Interests

  • Korea
  • Korean Art
  • Korean Buddhist Art
  • Korean Buddhism
  • Korean religions
  • East Asian ceramics
  • Sacred sites

Research Interests

  • Korean Buddhist Art
  • Pre-modern Korean art
  • Chosŏ
  • N period visual culture

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