AVA PRINCE '18
J.F. OBERLIN UNIVERSITY '20-'22
Ava Prince '18 was a History major and East Asian Studies minor at Oberlin. As a senior, she served as the Outreach Coordinator for a visiting public history exhibit, Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American World War II Experience. In this role, she developed educational programming for Lorain County’s K-12 students. Ava has continued to pursue a career in museum education since graduation, utilizing object-based learning techniques to encourage cross-cultural understanding. As the first Curatorial Assistant in the Education Department at the AMAM, she helped implement a grant to expand the museum’s East Asian art education initiatives, and she currently works as an educator at the New-York Historical Society, the Museum of the City of New York, and the Brooklyn Historical Society. During her Fellowship, Ava hopes to deepen and diversify her relationship with contemporary Asia, become a more versatile educator, and prepare for advanced studies in history and education.