Wendy Salmond heads the art history program at Chapman, where she is Associate Professor in the Art Department. Born in New Zealand and a graduate of the University of Texas, at Austin, she is a specialist in Russian art. Since her first trip to the former Soviet Union in 1981, she has returned numerous times, as a tour leader and lecturer. Her book, Arts and Crafts in Late Imperial Russia, was published by Cambridge University Press in 1996. Dr. Salmond is a prolific translator, and she is currently researching a book on Russian icons in American collections. In 1995-96 she was Visiting Curator at Hillwood Museum in Washington, D.C.
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