Friends of Asian Arts and Cultures

Unknown artist (Neo-Assyrian, Mesopotamian), Tiglath-Pileser III Receiving Homage, 745/727 BC, Limestone relief carving. Founders Society Purchase, Ralph Harman Booth Bequest Fund. DIA No. 50.32

Board of Directors 2015-2016


President: Alicia Masse
Vice President: Jumana Jabaji Cooper
Secretary: Dr. Freda Giblin
Co-Chair of Membership: Dr. Li Hsieh
Co-Chair of Membership: Dr. Mieko Inaba
Past President: Christopher Martella


Dr. Hashim Al-Tawil
Jill Best
Yee-Ho Chia 
Robert Jacobs
David Morrison
Emmy Peck
Kristina Petzer
Carole Tibbitts

Honorary Directors

Dr. Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur, Honorary Director Emerita
Dr. Ali Moiin, Honorary Chairman Emeritus


Dr. Birgitta Augustin: Associate Curator of Asian Art
Jordan Szaroletta: Curatorial Assistant
Lina Meerchyad: Collections Research Associate
Deborah Odette: Development Liaison
Tarya Stanford: Administrative Assistant