Janet C.

Bio

Despite her major, Janet did not learn how to speak English until she was 5-years-old when she moved to the United States from Taiwan. Janet graduated from Wellesley College with a dual major in Art History and English. After Wellseley, she went on to complete an MA in art history from the University of Glasgow. She is now the Senior Assistant Registrar at the Harvard Art Museums within the division of Collections Management. She manages all campus lending projects and the University Loan Collection, Harvard Portrait and Clock Collection, and the Student Print Rental program. She also worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and managed two major traveling exhibitions: John Singer Sargent Watercolors and Sisters in Art.

Janet’s areas of expertise focus on 18th and 19th-century European and American art and architecture. She is a specialist in 19th-century British literature.  At Cambridge Coaching, she deeply enjoys teaching and tutoring art history.  She also has extensive experience tutoring creative writing, essay writing, and analytical writing.

Outside of work and teaching, Janet loves to travel and cook. She volunteers with a non-profit organization supporting Asian American women. She also enjoys spending time cuddling with her two cats, Boba Fett and Moo.

Education & Qualifications
  • Harvard University, Extension Studies, MA in Management

  • University of Glasgow, Glasgow, MA in Art History

  • Wellesley College, BA in Art History and English

Specialties
  • Art History
  • History
  • English & Literature
  • Expository Writing & the Essay