School of Art Welcomes Renowned Scholar
We are privileged to have Rachel Mason at NIU as a Visiting Professor in the NIU art education program for the 2010 - 2011 academic year. Dr. Mason is a Professor in Art Education at Roehampton University in London where she directs the doctoral program and research in art education.
Professor Mason has an international reputation for her work in art education and multiculturalism. She has taught art and art education in many countries and was founding editor of The International Journal of Education through Art. She has directed a number of large scale national and international research projects funded by, among others the European Union,
British Council, Arts and Crafts Councils of England and the Department for Education and Skills. Professor Mason is a consultant for the Hong Kong Accreditation Council and the Research and Development Centre in Fine Arts Education in Asia at Capital Normal University in Beijing.