Graduate Student Research

Examples of Master's Degree Projects

Knowledge Bank

Books, articles, & contributions published while in graduate school:

Aubrecht, M. (2011). Games in E-learning: How games teach and how teachers can use them. In Wang, H. (Ed.), Interactivity in e-learning: Cases and frameworks. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Forthcoming.

Aubrecht, M., Martinez-Gallagher, M., and Lee, Y. (2010). What happens when viral notebooks are used as a research collection method at a conference? In Dikkers, S., Steinkuehler, C., Squire, K., and Zimmerman. (Eds.), Real-Time Research: An Experiment in Design. Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press, Carnegie Mellon University.

Barrett, T., Chevers, I., Evans, L., Girardot, K., Kundu, R. (2009). A conversation about mentoring. Visual Arts Research, 35(2), 1-10.

Betancourt, V.E. (2015). From Nelson Mandela: A semiotic gender-coded reading of a South African tourist necklace. Visual Culture & Gender, 10, 4-18. Retrieved from

Betancourt, V.E. & Aldama, F.L. (2014). Museums. In Stavans, I. (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies. New York: Oxford University Press.

Betancourt, V.E. & Salazar, M. (2014). Engaging Latino Audiences: Visitor-Driven Change at the Denver Art Museum. In Boyd Acuff, J. & Evans, L. (Eds.), Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today (pp. 181-196). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Betancourt, V.E. (Spring 2014). Latinos and Museums: Representation at the Smithsonian. ¿Qué Pasa, OSU?, 21 (2), 5.

Betancourt, V.E. (Spring 2013). Arroz con Leche: An Interview with Children’s Book Author/Illustrator Lulu Delacre. ¿Qué Pasa, OSU?, 10 (2), 24.

Delacre, L. (2013). How Far Do You Love Me? (V.E. Betancourt, Trans.). New York, NY: Lee & Low.

Boyd, J. (2011). Looking through kaleidoscope: prisms of self and LGBTQ. Visual Culture and Gender. Forthcoming 2011.

Bucek, L. (2011). Wile, C. Moving about: Capturing movement highlights using motif notation [Book Review]. Journal of Dance Education, 11(3). Forthcoming 2011.

Bucek, L. (2006). The world is our stage: dance learning and student inspiration. Ohio ASCD Journal, 9(2).

Bucek, L. (1998). Developing dance literacy: Integrating motif writing into theme-based children's dance classes. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 69(7).

Buffington, M. L. (2002). Histories of community-based art education [Book review]. NAEA News, 44 (4), 20.

Buffington, M. L. (2000). Underwear rugs, newspaper decorations, and lightbulbs in the yard. Journal of Multicultural and Cross-cultural Research in Art Education, 18, 45-56.

Burgess, C. (2008). Budgeting and financing programs: Arts financial management from macro to micro. In Blandy, D., & Carpenter, G. (Eds.), Arts and cultural programming: A leisure perspective. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics

Burgess, C. (2006). Multiple streams and policy community dynamics: The 1990 NEA Independent Commission. Journal of Arts Management, Law, & Society, 36(2), 104-126.

Chang, W. (2011). A lesson from an organic farm: Cultivating cultural policy for small arts organizations. Journal of Arts Management, Law, & Society, 41(3). Forthcoming 2011.

Chang, W. (2010). How “small” are small arts organizations? Journal of Arts Management, Law, & Society, 40(3), 217-234.

Collins, K. “The Case for Civic Imagination in Undergraduate Arts Education,” Diversity & Democracy,Vol. 15, No. 2, Spring 2012. Featured topic: Democratic Capacities and the Arts and Humanities. Invited article.

Cox, J. (2014). Role-playing games in arts, research and education. International Journal of Education through Art, 10(3), 381-395. Retrieved December 6, 2014, from Home / International Journal of Education Through Art, Volume 10, Number 3.

Crum, M. (2014, Aug 13) Eggs, Oreos. & Solidarity: MCRP in Our Daily Lives. Retrieved from

Crum, M., & K. Hendrick (2014). Multicultural Critical Reflective Practice and Contemporary Art. In J. Acuff & L. Evans (Eds.), The Multiculturalism in Art Museums Today. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press.

Crum, M. (2013, Sept 11) Classrooms as Third Spaces. Retrieved from

Crum, M. (2012). Reasserting humanity through the liberatory gaze. Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, 32.

Dandavate, R. (2006). Building cultural understanding through cultural exchange. International Journal of the Humanities, 4(1).

Darts, D., Tavin, K., Sweeny, R. W., & Derby, J. (2008). Scopic regime change: The war of terror, visual culture, and art education. Studies in Art Education, 49, 200–217.

De Jong, C., & Miller, J. (2008). Fair trade organizations and diversity education: Alternatives to meeting mutual critical need.The International Journal of Diversity in Organisations, Communities and Nations, 7(6), 167-174.

Evans, L. (2011). Little Red Riding Hood bites back: A feminist reinterpretation. Visual Arts Research, 37(Special 2011). Forthcoming 2011.

Galligan, A., & Burgess, C. (2005). Moving rivers, shifting streams: Perspectives on the existence of a polic window. Arts Education Policy Review, 107(2), 3-11.

Heidelberg, B. (2010). The need for arts researchers in arts organizations. Journal of Arts Management, Law, & Society, 40(3), 235-237.

Hutzel, K. & Resler, L. (2010). “Sidewalk encounters”: Re-envisioning “problem” neighborhoods. In Anderson, T., Gussak, D., Hallmark, K. K. & Paul, A. (Eds.), Art education for Social Justice, 44-51. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

Kane, B. (2011). As if from dreams awakened: The ‘psychological truth and natural mystery’ of N.C. Wyeth’s Rip van Winkle illustrations. In Spurlock, J.D., Hildebrandt, G., Legendary art of N.C. Wyeth. Lakewood, NJ: Vanguard Productions. Forthcoming 2011.

Kane, B. (2011). Foreward. In Foster, H., Prince Valiant Vol. IV: 1943-1944. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books. Forthcoming 2011.

Kane, B. (2011). Preface. Fortunino Matania: War and Reportage. In Drawing From History: The Forgotten Art of Fortunino Matania. London: The Book Palace/Jubilee House. Forthcoming 2011.

Kane, B. (2004) From prizefighters to princes: The classic art of John Cullen Murphy. The Comics Journal, 264.

Kane, B. (2009). The definitive Prince Valiant companion. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.

Kane, B. (2009). Introduction. In Foster, H., Prince Valiant Vol. I: 1937-1938. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.

Kane, B. (2008). Bama’s favorites. In Roberts, T. (Ed.), Windy city pulp stories #8. Emerson, NJ: Black Dog Books.

Kane, B. (2006). James Bama: American realist. Santa Cruz, CA: Flesk Publications.

Kane, B. (2006). The making of James Bama: American realist. Illustration, 4, 6-20.

Kane, B. (2006). Creative Consultant. In Jilbert, P. (Filmmaker) James Bama: American Realist [DVD]. United States: JP Media and Flesk Publications

Kane, B. (2006). Editor. James Bama: On edges. Illustration, 4.

Kane, B. (2006). Hall of fame 2006: Hal Foster (1892-1982). In Society of Illustrators 48th annual of American illustration. New York: Society of Illustrators.

Kane, B. (2005). C. F. Payne: Art under the circumstances. Illustration, 2, 4-33.

Lee, D. (2013). How the arts generate social capital to foster intergroup social cohesion. The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society (43)1, (print ed. forthcoming).

Manjon, S.B. & Guo, W. (2015). Think Tank: A Collaborative Approach to Student Learning, Organizational Assessment, and Community-Based Arts. Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts, 4(2), 77-95.

Mirus, J., White, E., Bucek, L.E., Paulson, P. (1996). Dance Education Initiative Curriculum Guide. Minnesota: Golden [Perpich] Minnesota Center for Arts Education

Nieberding, W. (2009). Visual culture in the art class: Case studies. [Book Review]. Visual Arts Research, 35 (1), 120-126.

Pankratz, D., & Burgess, C. (2000). Interrelations in the cultural sector. In Cherbo, J., Stewart, R.W., Wyszomirski, M. (Eds.), The public life of arts in America, 2nd ed. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Redaelli, E. (2008). Thinking about local cultural policy in America: Navigating the theoretical confusion. The International Journal of the Arts in Society, 2(4), 55-64.

Rhoades, M. & Sanders, J. H. III. (2007). Revisioning Glenn Ligon: some changes ["About the cover," photo essay]. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 4, 1-10.

Rhoades, M. (2004). Pieces of Me. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, 2(1), 19-22.

Savage, S.L. (2006). Analyzing advertising: Using denotation and connotation to promote active seeing. In P. Duncum (Ed.), Visual culture in the art class: Case studies, 172-177. Reston, VA: NAEA.

Scholz, L. (2001). Across the private policymaking process: The case of the American Symphony Orchestra League and Americanizing the American orchesta. Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society, 31(2), 137-148.

Sharamitaro, L. (2001). Association involvement across the policy process, The American Association of Museum and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. Journal of Arts Management, Law & Society, 31(2), 123-136.

Shin, Hyesun. “Post-9/11 International Artist Exchanges between the United States and the Middle East,” Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 43, no.4 (2013): 203-214.

White, Jason C. (2016). "Arts studetns in debt: Concerns, consequences, and interventions," Arts Education Policy Review, 117:1, 55-64.

White, Jason C. (2015). "Toward a Theory of Arts Entrepreneurship," Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education, 1(1), 4-23.

White, Jason C. (2013). “Barriers to Recognizing Arts Entrepreneurship Education as Essential to Professional Arts Training.” Artivate, 2(3): 28-39.

Wolfgang, C. (2011). A Deleuzian approach to curriculum: essays on a pedagogical life [Book Review]. Alberta Journal of Educational Research. Forthcoming 2011.