Faculty Profile

Kathy Brown

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Art Education
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

PhD, University of Houston, 2018.
Major: Curriculum and Instruction
Degree Specialization: Art Education
Dissertation Title: Watercolor in Context: Exploring Social Justice Issues Through Art
MA, Eastern Michigan University, 2009.
Major: Art Education
BA, Wilberforce University, 1996.
Major: Visual Art

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ARTE 3753.001, Art Education: Foundations, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.710, Special Problems, Spring 8W2 2022
ARTE 5774.001, Visual Culture Theories & Pedagogy, Spring 2022 SPOT
ARTE 3753.001, Art Education: Foundations, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ARTE 5772.001, Critical Art Education, Fall 2021 SPOT
ART 5900.710, Special Problems, Fall 2021
AEAH 5774.001, Visual Culture Theories & Pedagogy, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4750.001, Art Education: Elementary Art Education Practices, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 3753.001, Art Education: Foundations, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 5753.001, Contemporary Trends in Art Education, Fall 2020 SPOT
AEAH 4750.001, Visual Art Studies: Constructing Visual Arts Practices, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 3753.001, Visual Arts Studies : Foundations of Visual Arts Studies, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4750.001, Visual Art Studies: Constructing Visual Arts Practices, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 3753.001, Visual Arts Studies : Foundations of Visual Arts Studies, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article
Brown, K., Cross, L. E. (2022). Message from The Mothership: Futurist Art Pedagogy for Black Lives. Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art. Fishponds, Bristol: Intellect. https://www.intellectbooks.com/home
Brown, K. (2022). Gullah Geechee Visuality as Protest Art, Contemplative Practice and Anti-Racist Pedagogy. Journal of Contemplative Inquiry. 9(1), 22-42. Florence, MA: The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. https://journal.contemplativeinquiry.org/index.php/joci/issue/view/12
Brown, K., Gilbert, L. (2021). Black Hair as Metaphor Explored through DuoEthnography and Arts Based Research. Journal of Folklore and Education. 8, . New York, NY: The Local Learning Network. https://jfepublications.org/journal/vol-8/

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Brown, K. J. (Principal), "UNT Small Grant," Sponsored by College of Visual Art and Design & Office of Research and Economic Development, University of North Texas, $550 Funded. (October 2020 – Present).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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