Olivia Meehan received her MPhil and PhD in History of Art from the University of Cambridge, King’s College. Her primary area of research is cross-cultural engagement, in particular, the circulation of European prints in early modern Japan. Most recently she has been researching effective object based learning models in the museum and gallery environment focusing on reading, language and visual literacy. Since graduating she has worked in museums and galleries and as lecturer and tutor in the History of Art. In 2015 Olivia was visiting fellow at the École Normale Supérieure Paris, where she studied works by Tsugouharu Foujita 藤田 嗣治 held at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Olivia is currently Curator of Academic Programs at the Ian Potter Museum of Art at the University of Melbourne.