Graduate Studies in Art & Design Education

Chris Schulte / Faculty

Chris Schulte

Christopher Schulte is an Assistant Professor in the School of Visual Arts at Penn State University. 

He earned his BA and MA in Art Education from the University of Northern Iowa (2004, 2006) and his Ph.D. in Art Education from Penn State University (2012). Prior to joining the Art Education faculty at Penn State, Christopher held faculty appointments at the University of Northern Iowa and at the University of Georgia, where he also served as Co-Chair and Graduate Coordinator, and as a faculty affiliate in UGA's Interdisciplinary Qualitative Studies program. His research program considers the relations between historical and contemporary theories of children's art and play, poststructuralist theories, and the use of qualitative research methodologies. His writings have appeared in handbooks and other edited volumes as well as national and international journals in art education and qualitative studies. He is currently President of the Seminar for Research in Art Education (SRAE), Media Review Editor for the International Journal of Education & the Arts, and a reviewer for several other journals, including Studies in Art Education, Visual Arts Research, Art Education, the Journal of Art for Life, the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, the Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, and Bank Street Occasional Paper Series. Christopher also coordinates Penn State's Early Childhood Art Education internship program.