Co-Chair

Amelia (Amy) Kraehe, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture Education
University of Arizona
Research Specialization: Identity Theory; Critical Teacher Knowledge; Arts Equity; Urban Art Education

Co-Chair

Rachel Fendler, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art Education
Florida State University
Research Specialization: Visual Studies, Informal Learning, Arts Based Research, Participatory Research, Spatial Practices of Young People
 

Art Education Research Institute

Steering Committee

 

 

Fiona Blaikie, Ph.D.
Professor of Art Education
Brock University
Research Specialization:
Visual and cultural identity constructs; embodiment, gender and sexuality; affect; worlding; research creation; autoethnogrpahy; art and modernism, postmodernism, posthumanism, new materialism, and transhumanism.
 
Joni Acuff, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, Education & Policy
The Ohio State University
Research Specialization: Critical Multicultural Art Education; Critical Race Theory in Art Education; Community-Based Art Education; Culturally Responsive Art Teaching, Pedagogy, and Curriculum Development
Christine Ballengee- Morris, Ph.D.
Professor in the Arts Administration, Education and Policy Department
The Ohio State University
Research Specialization:
Indigenous Studies, Appalachian Studies, and Critical Multicultural Art Education
Michelle Bae-Dimitriadis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art Education
The Pennsylvania State University
Research Specialization:
Youth Culture (Girl Culture) and Media, Community Based Art Education, Multicultural Feminist Art Education, Critical Place-based curriculum.
Doug Blandy, Ph.D.
Professor, Art & Administration
University of Oregon
Research Specialization: Community Arts; Policy; Material Culture
Doug Boughton, Ph.D.
Professor of Art and Education
Northern Illinois University
Research Specialization: Art Education Curriculum Policy; Assessment; Multiculturalism
Jeffrey Broome, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art Education
Florida State University
Research Specialization: Narrative inquiry and case study research methods; culturally responsive instruction; multi-age art education; and caring approaches to art curricula.
B. Stephen Carpenter II, Ph.D.
Professor of Art Education
The Pennsylvania State University
Research Specialization: Curriculum Theory; Professional Development Through Art for PreK-12 Educators; Public Pedagogy and Participatory Art Practices; Critical Art Education Studies
Juan Carlos Castro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Concordia University
Research Specialization: Mobile and Social Media in Art Education
Mary Hafeli, Ed.D.
Professor, Art & Art Education
Teachers College Columbia University
Research Specialization: Thinking, practice, and pedagogy in visual arts; visual arts research methods
Dónal O Donoghue, Ph.D.
Professor of Art Education
The University of British Columbia
Research Specialization: Art-Led Research and Scholarship; Contemporary Art and Curatorial Practices; Masculinities and Schooling; Philosophy of Art and Education
Kerry Freedman, Ph.D.
Professor, Art + Design Education
Northern Illinois University
Research Specialization: Curriculum Theory; Visual Culture Studies; Critical Pedagogy; Student Learning through Art
Laurie E. Hicks, Ph.D.
Professor of Art
University of Maine
Research Specialization: Cultural Theory, Environmental Concerns in Art Education, Visual/Material Culture.
Ami Kantawala, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant Professor/Lecturer
Teachers College, Columbia University; Boston University
Research Specialization: Historical Research
Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D.
Professor of Art Education and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
Research Specialization: Feminist Pedagogy; Including Difference; Feminist Disabilities; Visual Culture Curricula; Cyberart Activism; Transcultural Dialogues; Action Research; Social Justice Arts-Based Research; Creativity as a Transdiciplinary Social Process; Distributed Leadership
Aaron Knochel, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art Education
The Pennsylvania State University
Research Specialization: Critical Digital Making; Software Studies; New Media; Participatory Frameworks; Transdisciplinarity; Social Theory
Kimberly M. Sheridan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Art Education
George Mason University
Research Specialization: Teaching and Learning Through Making in K-12 Studio Classrooms, Makerspaces, Game Design Studios, and Museums Using Design-Based Research that Employs Qualitative and Quantitative Methods; Learning Environments and Pedagogical Approaches that Address Social Needs.
Ryan Shin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture Education
 University of Arizona
Research Specialization: Global Visual Culture, Critical Discourse on Minority Visual Culture, Global Civic Learning and Engagement, and New Media and Technologies in Art Education
Richard Siegesmund, Ph.D.
Professor, Art + Design Education
Northern Illinois University
Research Specialization: Arts-Based Research; Philosophy of Education
Kryssi Staikidis, Ph.D.
Professor of Art + Design Education
Northern Illinois University
Research Specialization: Indigenous Studies, Critical Pedagogy; Arts-Based Research
Laura Trafi-Prats, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education
Manchester Metropolitan University
Research Specialization: Childhood Studies; Visual Ethnographies; Arts-Based Research
Gloria J. Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture Education
University of Arizona
Research Specialization: Cultural Studies, Racial Identity, Arts Participation and Equity, Arts-Based Research