Faculty Profile

Lauren Cross

Lauren Cross

Title
Senior Lecturer
Department
Design
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

PhD, Texas Woman's University, 2016.
Major: Multicultural Women's & Gender Studies
Degree Specialization: Critical Art Theory/Multicultural Studies, Museum/Curatorial Studies, And Arts Administration/Entrepreneurship
Dissertation Title: WoCA Projects, Building Communities Through Exhibitioning: Curating and Creating Spaces for Women Artists of Color
MFA, Lesley University, 2008.
Major: Visual Arts
Dissertation Title: Questioning Colorism in the African-American Community
BA, Richmond, American International University in London, England, 2004.
Major: Art, Design, and Media

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ART 4614.001, Art and Business, Fall 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Fall 2020 Syllabus
ART 4450.768, Professional Internship, Fall 2020 Syllabus

* 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*

ART 4570.001, Interdisciplinary Topics in Art, Summer 3W1 2020
ART 4450.770, Professional Internship, Summer 5W2 2020
ART 4450.770, Professional Internship, Summer 10W 2020
ART 5900.770, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2020
AEAH 4614.001, Art and Business, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ART 2350.800, Art History Survey I, Spring 3W1 2020 Syllabus
ASTU 3030.503, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ART 4450.700, Professional Internship, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 5940.001, Seminar in Art Museums, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4940.001, Understanding Art Museums, Spring 2020 Syllabus
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.768, Professional Internship, Fall 2019 Syllabus
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.770, Professional Internship, Summer 10W 2019 Syllabus
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 2360.020, Art History Survey II, Spring 3W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.002, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.768, Professional Internship, Spring 2019 SPOT
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ASTU 3030.503, Computer Applications in the Visual Arts, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.002, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.768, Professional Internship, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4570.001, Interdisciplinary Topics in Art, Summer 3W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.770, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2018
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.768, Professional Internship, Spring 2018
AEAH 4940.001, Understanding Art Museums, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.026, Art and Business, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1300.020, Art Appreciation for non art majors, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1300.026, Art Appreciation for non art majors, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 2350.020, Art History Survey I, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.021, Art and Business, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4813.003, Postmodernism and the Visual Arts 1945 Present, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
ART 4450.700, Professional Internship, Spring 2017
ART 2360.002, Art History Survey II, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4899.001, Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies Capstone, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4812.004, Modernism and the Visual Arts 1890 1945, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4814.001, Theories of Contemporary Art, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4614.020, Art and Business, Summer 5W2 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1300.020, Art Appreciation for non art majors, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4813.002, Postmodernism and the Visual Arts 1945 Present, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
AEAH 4813.003, Postmodernism and the Visual Arts 1945 Present, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1300.001, Art Appreciation for non art majors, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1301.003, Honors Art Appreciation, Fall 2015 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.

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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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