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I could sum up how I feel so far this year with one word: grateful. Last year I had to cancel all of my professional appearances in order to have back surgery. I was devastated. One year later I find

Late 2017 Highlights

I’m over-the-moon to announce the National Art Education Association has selected me to receive the 2018 Distinguished Service Outside the Profession Award. Looking at the list of previous recipients, which includes Jacqueline Kennedy, Nelson Rockefeller, and a host of governors,

Privilege Reader!!!

Privilege Through the Looking-Glass is out!!!! This was a collaborative effort all the way. I was absolutely blown away when such incredible scholars and authors agreed to sign on as contributors. I already knew they were brilliant thought leaders, but

Handbook Release!!!!!!!!!!

YAY!!!! I’m overjoyed to announce the release of the Handbook of Arts-Based Research. After many years of writing and speaking about ABR, a few years ago, as I wrote the second edition of Method Meets Art, I had time to


Wow!!! I’m humbled and overjoyed to learn that Research Design has been certified as an Instant Bestseller. I originally had the idea for this book more than twenty years ago when I was an undergrad. The idea lived and matured

Research Design!!!!!!!!!!

ECSTATIC to announce the upcoming release of, Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches (due out April 10). I can honestly say I have never been more excited to share my work. I’ve never been

Round Up

I’ve been a little behind in sharing recent happenings (I’ve been in an editing hole, making the final tweaks on the most challenging and exciting book project of my career… more details soon, but the release will be April 10,

USA Best Book Awards

I’m delighted to receive three honors from the USA Best Book Awards 2016. Gender & Pop Culture: A Text Reader (Sense Publishers) was named an Honored Finalist in the category anthologies– nonfiction. My co-editor Adrienne Trier-Bieniek and I are humbled

Low-Fat Love Turns 5

July 22 marks five years since Low-Fat Love was released and the Social Fictions series launched. This is so special to me I can hardly find the words. In many ways, I was a different person before Low-Fat Love. Thoreau

Black Lives Matter

My heart is broken today as we learn two more Black men have been murdered by police in this country. In 2016. Citizens should not be killed during routine traffic stops. It’s that simple. This has to stop. People should