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Associate Professor (PhD)
Department of Teacher Education
Dr. Peter Vietgen is an associate professor of Visual Arts Education in the Department of Teacher Education. He holds an Honours BA degree in Visual Arts (Brock), a BEd degree - Visual Arts (University of Toronto), a MEd degree in Arts Curriculum (Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/ University of Toronto) and a PhD in Art Education (Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University). Prior to joining Brock University in 2004, Peter served in the role as Visual Arts Consultant / Curriculum Advisor for the Toronto District School Board for five years after teaching Visual Arts with the Toronto Board of Education since 1989. Peter has sat on numerous Visual Arts juries for such organizations as the Ontario Arts Council and holds executive positions with both the Ontario and Canadian Society for Education through Art. Peter is also a practicing artist and curator.
Teacher Education and the arts; Museum/gallery education and school partnerships; Social justice and equity issues and the arts; Architecture and the visual arts curriculum; Holistic education; Narrative inquiry