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Published and presented in a variety of scholarly forums, the Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy is distinguished by a vigorous agenda of research and publication. With a strong interest in social justice and interdisciplinary application, faculty engage as individuals as well as with colleagues and graduate students in a wide array of projects, including the following: community-based research and activism; colonialism and self determination of indigenous peoples; theoretical inquiry; field-focused studies in cultural policy and visual culture education; development of curriculum and pedagogical advancement in studio education; museum studies; visual and material culture; inquiry into the dynamics of policy-making processes of arts, cultural policy, and administration; arts-based research methodology; and disability and gender issues. The Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy offers worthwhile, rewarding opportunities for graduate students seeking scholarly challenge and careers in all of these related areas.