Log in to post comments Position Part-Time Instructor Academic Area Interior Design Ashley Callahan is an independent scholar and curator in Athens, Georgia, and a contributor to Ornament Magazine. She is the author of Ilonka Karasz: Enchanting Modern (2003), Modern Threads: Fashion and Art by Mariska Karasz (2007), and Georgia Bellflowers: The Furniture of Henry Eugene Thomas (2011), and co-author of Crafting History: Textiles, Metals, and Ceramics at the University of Georgia (2018). She served for eight years as the curator of decorative arts at the Georgia Museum of Art. Callahan received her B.A., magna cum laude, from The University of the South, and her M.A., with honors, from the Masters Program in the History of American Decorative Arts offered jointly by the Parsons School of Design and the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution. Her research interests include modern and contemporary American decorative arts, design, and craft, especially from Georgia.