Editorial: A Year of Resistance and Resilience

  • Karen Keifer-Boyd The Pennsylvania State University
  • Deborah Smith-Shank The Ohio State Universtiy

Author Biographies

Karen Keifer-Boyd, The Pennsylvania State University

Karen Keifer-Boyd, Ph.D., is Professor of Art Education and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Pennsylvania State University, and 2012 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Gender Studies at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria. Her writings on feminist pedagogy, visual culture, inclusion, cyberart activism, transcultural dialogues, action research, and social justice arts-based research are in more than 50 peer-reviewed research publications, and translated into several languages. She co-authored three books: Including Difference (NAEA, 2013). InCITE, InSIGHT, InSITE (NAEA, 2008), and Engaging Visual Culture (Davis, 2007); and co-edited Real-World Readings in Art Education: Things Your Professors Never Told You (Falmer, 2000). Keifer-Boyd is co-founder with Deborah Smith-Shank, and editor of the international journal, Visual Culture & Gender.

Deborah Smith-Shank, The Ohio State Universtiy

Deborah L. Smith-Shank, Ph.D., is a Professor in the Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy at The Ohio State University and Emeritus Professor of Art at Northern Illinois University. Her research is involved with material culture and social justice examined through semiotic and feminist lenses. She has published and presented her work nationally and internationally. She is Past-president of NAEA’s Women’s Caucus and LGBTQ Caucus, she served on the Executive Board of InSEA for more than a decade and is currently President of the Semiotic Society of America.

How to Cite
KEIFER-BOYD, Karen; SMITH-SHANK, Deborah. Editorial: A Year of Resistance and Resilience. Visual Culture & Gender, [S.l.], v. 12, p. 1-6, sep. 2017. ISSN 1936-1912. Available at: <http://vcg.emitto.net/index.php/vcg/article/view/105>. Date accessed: 23 feb. 2018.