Art Education Research Institute

Steering Committee

 

 

Co-Chair

Kerry Freedman, Ph.D.
Professor, Art + Design Education
Northern Illinois University
Research Specialization: Curriculum Theory; Visual Culture Studies; Critical Pedagogy; Student Learning through Art

Co-Chair

Jeffrey Broome, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Art Education
Florida State University
Research Specialization: Case Study and Survey Research Methods; Multi-age Art Education; Caring Approaches to Art Curriculum; Cultural Diversity
Fiona Blaikie, Ph.D.
Professor, Faculty of Education
Brocke University
Research Specialization:
Visual Arts Research; Visual Identity, Assessment
 
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
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
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
 
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
Laurie E. Hicks, Ph.D.
Professor of Art
University of Maine
Research Specialization: Cultural Theory, Environmental Concerns in Art Education, Visual/Material Culture.
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
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
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
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