Miami Art Education Professor named NEH Summer Scholar

Dr. DankerDr. Stephanie Danker Miami University assistant professor of art education, Dr. Stephanie Danker, has been accepted into the 2017 NEH Summer Institute for College and University Faculty: What Happened to the Civil Rights Movement? The program will take place from June 26-July 22 at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.

Danker intends to create curriculum with the potential to connect to other disciplines on campus and for K-12 use during the program. She will also integrate the Freedom Summer Digital Archive, which is housed through the Miami libraries. 

Danker received her bachelor’s in studio art with art education licensure from James Madison University and her master’s in art education from Virginia Commonwealth University. She received her Ph.D. in art education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research and teaching interests are in art integration, social justice, reflective practice, professional development and contemporary art and art education pedagogy.