Dan Li

Dan Li

Adjunct Faculty
College Of Education And Human Development
Department of Curriculum and Instruction


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Dan Li is an adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction at Texas A&M University–San Antonio. Li received her Ph.D. in Art Education from the University of Houston. She holds a Master’s degree in Contemporary Studio Arts and Criticism in Education and a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (major in Visual Arts and minor in Special Needs) from the Education University of Hong Kong. Her research interests include social justice art education, issues-based STEAM art education, critical visual literacy, integrated arts education, and technology in art classrooms. She has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles in various national and international art education journals such as Art Education Journal, International Journal of Education & the Arts, and International, Journal of Arts Education. Her research has been funded by the National Art Edcuation Association Art Edcuation Technology Interest Group, the Excel Network (Arts and Letters Projects Fund) at Michigan State University, the College of Arts & Letters and the Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education Fund at Michigan State University, Office of the Provost Global Initiatives and Cougar Initiative to Engage (CITE) Grant at the University of Houston. Her mentees have showcased many times their undergraduate research projects at the University Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) at Michigan State University. She is now serving on the editorial review board of the Art Education Journal. Also, she serves as a member of the arts education grant review panel for the National Endowment for the Arts and a juror for the Texas Art Education Association Visual Art Scholastic Event. Recently, she held a solo art exhibition at the William R. Jenkins Architecture, Design, and Art Library at the University of Houston and the Faculty Triennial Exhibition at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University. She can be reached at dli@tamusa.edu.