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Art history educator

T. Kaori Kitao, American art history educator. Andrew Mellon grantee, 1977-1978, Sloan Foundation grantee, 1986; National Endowment of the Humanities Younger Humanist fellow, 1973-1974. Member Society Architectural Historians.


Kitao, T. Kaori was born on January 30, 1933 in Tokyo. Came to the United States, 1952. Daughter of Harumichi and Aiko (Yoshida) Kitao.


Bachelor, University of California, Berkeley, 1958;Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1961;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1966.


Assistant professor Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, 1963-1966, Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College, 1966-1968, associate professor, 1968-1975, professor, chairperson art department, 1975-1981, professor art history, 1981-1993, William R. Kenan professor, 1993—2001. Professor lifelong learning Swarthmore College, New York, 2010. Retired, 01—; adjunct professor L I University American Ballet Theatre, 2005—2006.

Vice president International Society for the Comparative Study Civilizations, 1980-1984.


Member Society Architectural Historians.


1 child, Giulio K.

Harumichi Kitao

Aiko (Yoshida) Kitao

Giulio K. Kitao