- Faculty, Art History
- African, Oceanic, and Native American Art
- PhD, Columbia University
Professor of African, Oceanic, and Native American Art
Professor Emeritus George Corbin's research interests include the historiography of the fields of African, Native American, and South Pacific arts; archival and museum collections research in Melanesian and Polynesian art; ethnographic and art museum displays of African, Native American, and South Pacific Arts; and direct field study of the arts of the Baining, Sulka, and Tolai peoples of East New Britain, Paupua New Guinea.
- "Baining and Sulka Art in the Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg: An Iconographic Analysis," Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Völkerkunde 3 (2003).
- "E.T. Gilliard's Ethnographic Photographs on the Middle Sepik River: Kanganaman Village, 1953-1954," in A. Herle et. al., eds. Pacific Art: Persistence, Change and Meaning. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2002.
- "Continuity and Change in the Art of the Sulka of Wide Bay, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea." Pacific Arts. The Journal of the Pacific Arts Association, nos. 13 & 14 (July 1996): 1-26.
- Native Arts of North America, Africa, And the South Pacific: An Introduction. New York: Harper and Row, 1988.