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Susan Barahal

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Tufts University
Department of Education
School of the Museum of
Fine Arts
Mission Hill Building
Roxbury Crossing, MA

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Susan Barahal

Director of Art Education at Tufts University and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Ph.D., Boston University
  • M.Ed., Boston University
  • B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susan Barahal is the Director of Art Education at Tufts University and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Her research focus is on how the arts can facilitate and inform teaching and learning across the disciplines and content areas. Her work is grounded in the Making Thinking Visible and Artful Thinking projects at Project Zero at the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Susan's recent research explores the empathic responses that art objects evoke in viewers.

Susan holds Massachusetts teacher licensure in Visual Art (K-12) and taught art at the middle and high school grade levels. Susan teaches Field Studies in Art 5-12 and the Seminar on Student Teaching, 5-12. She is a member of the New England Sculptors Association. Susan holds a Ph.D. in the History of Art & Architecture from Boston University. She also holds a M.Ed. from Boston University and a B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Artwork

Title: Contraposto.
Alabaster. 9.5" high x 7" wide x 3" deep.
Susan Barahal. 2006