Meet the Faculty
Every faculty member of the program has been a
public school art teacher and/or museum art educator as well as a
practicing artist. Each brings hands-on, real world experience to
classroom seminars, as well as a deep understanding of cutting edge
theory and research in the field of art education.
Director of Art Education at Tufts University and The
School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Susan is the Director of the Art Education Program. She
teaches the Art Education Field Studies 5-12 seminar and the
Seminar on Student Teaching 5-12. Her research interests
include how art facilitates and informs learning and
understanding across the disciplines and content areas.
Susan's recent research explores the empathic responses that
art objects evoke in viewers. 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.
Pam is a full-time faculty member in the M.A.T. Art
Education program. She has a Master's degree from Rhode
Island School of Design and a B.A. from Brown University.
Pam teaches the following Art Education courses: Field
Studies in Art PK-8, Art Education Foundations 5-12, Art
Education Curriculum PK-8 and Art Ed Curriculum 5-12.
Kay holds a MFA in Creative Arts and Learning. Her present
concentration is on art and play, concentrating on art
making for all types of learners. She currently teaches with
the Masters in Art Education program as well as two
undergraduate courses that introduce art education as a