Dr Seung Yeon Sang specializes in the history of Japanese and Korean ceramics. After receiving her PhD from Boston University, she worked at the Harvard Art Museums as the Henderson Curatorial Fellow in East Asian Art from 2016 to 2018. She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Korea Foundation, the Japan Foundation, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institution (Freer and Sackler Galleries of Art), and the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures. Her research interests include historical and contemporary ceramics in Japan and Korea, and the Japanese arts of tea (chanoyu).

On the Aftermath project, Dr Sang is curating a virtual exhibition of Korean ceramics in Japan in the wake of the Imjin War.