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B. STEPHEN CARPENTER, II
B. Stephen Carpenter, II is currently associate professor of art education at Texas A&M University in College Station where he teaches courses on creative inquiry through the arts, curriculum development, curriculum theory and visual culture. He is co-associate editor and co-editor-elect for The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, a contributing and advisory editor for Callaloo and a member of the Studies in Art Education editorial board. Stephen is president of the NAEA's Seminar for Research in Art Education and a member of the NAEA Professional Materials Committee. Stephen is president of the NAEA's Seminar for Research in Art Education and a member of the NAEA Professional Materials Committee. He is past editor (2003–2006) of Art Education, the journal of the NAEA. Carpenter was named Southeast Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year by the NAEA in 2000. In 2004 he received the Dorothy Liskey Wampler Distinguished Professorship from the Department of Art and Art History, James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Virginia). He received the NAEA J. Eugene Grigsby Jr. award from the Committee on Multiethnic Concerns (COMC) in 2008.
Stephen is the co-author of Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Art in High School, with Pamela G. Taylor, Christine Ballengee-Morris and Billie Sessions, and co-editor of Curriculum for a Progressive, Provocative, Poetic and Public Pedagogy, with Jennifer Milam, Stephanie Springgay and Kris Sloan. His writing appears in journals such as Art & Antiques, Art Education, Ceramics: Art and Perception, Educational Leadership, The Journal of Aesthetic Education, The Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, The Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, The Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, Terracotta, Studies in Art Education and Studio Potter.
Stephen hold master's and doctorate degrees in art education from Penn State University along with a bachelor of fine arts from Slippery Rock University (Pennsylvania).
Clips from B. Stephen Carpenter, II
A Call for Change in Teaching Teachers
Extending Art Beyond the Classroom
General Interest: How an Artist and a Scientist Keep Life in Balance