Karen Keifer-Boyd

Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D., Professor of Art Education and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, co-authored several books: Lobby Activism: Feminism(s)+Art Education (NAEA, 2021); Including Difference (NAEA, 2013); InCITE, InSIGHT, InSITE (NAEA, 2008); Engaging Visual Culture (Davis, 2007); and Real-World Readings in Art Education: Things Your Professors Never Told You (Falmer, 2000). Her research on transdisciplinary creativity, inclusion, feminist art pedagogy, cyberart activism, transcultural dialogue, action research, and eco-social justice art education has been translated and published in Austria, Brazil, China, Columbia, Finland, Oman, S. Korea, and the USA; and supported by a National Art Education Foundation grant (2017-2018), a National Science Foundation grant (2010-2012). Co-founder and editor of Visual Culture & Gender, she has received Fulbright Awards (2012 Distinguished Chair in Gender Studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria; and Finland, 2006) and residencies (Austria, 2009; Uganda, 2010); and several National Art Education Association (NAEA) awards including the Eisner Lifetime Achievement Award and the NAEA Distinguished Fellow Class of 2013. She has served on the National Art Education Association’s Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Taskforce, the Council for Policy Studies in Art Education, and Data Visualization in Art Education research group, and served as editor of the Journal of Social Theory in Art Education and guest editor for Visual Arts Research and on disability justice for Research in Arts & Education.

Please check out these sites for more information and links to Karen’s publications:

Visual Culture & Gender journal http://vcg.emitto.net/index.php/vcg

Social Justice Art Education with Linda Stein’s Art http://h2f2encounters.cyberhouse.emitto.net/

Indigeneity & Disability Justice Art https://sites.psu.edu/idsaex2021/

Judy Chicago Art Education Collection https://judychicago.arted.psu.edu/

Lobby Activism: Feminism(s) + Art Education https://www.arteducators.org/research/articles/818-now-available-naea-women-s-caucus-book

Karen Keifer-Boyd publications: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9498-0489

Karen Keifer-Boyd at Penn State https://arts.psu.edu/faculty/karen-keifer-boyd/