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Kim Cosier

Director of Community Engagement and Professor, Art Education

Education

PhD, Curriculum & Instruction (emphasis in art ed and social foundations of education), Indiana University
BS, Art Education, Western Michigan University

Biography

Kim Cosier is Director of Community Engagement and Professor of Art Education in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is a member of the activist art collective the Art Build Workers and she is founder and director of the Milwaukee Visionaries Project, an award winning media production/literacy program for urban youth. She believes in the power of art to create change.

Her research and teaching interests focus on art and education for social justice, particularly related to intersecting cultural and social factors including gender, race, sexuality and class. She has published books and articles on these subjects including Rethinking Sexism, Gender and Sexuality, which won awards including an American Library Association Stonewall Award.

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