Cala Coats

Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts
School of Art
900 S. Forest Mall
Tempe
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505
Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1505

Biography

Cala Coats is Assistant Professor of Art Education in the School of Art. Her research focuses on intersections of ethics and aesthetics with an emphasis on public pedagogy, nomadic inquiry, and socially engaged art. Coats has published in a range of books and journals and has upcoming chapters in Makers, Crafters, Educators: Working for Cultural Change (Routledge) and Bridging Communities Through Socially Engaged Art (Focal Press/Routledge). She is also currently co-editing an issue on creative disruption in Trends and serves as incoming co-editor for The Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education.

Education

  • Ph.D. Art Education, University of North Texas 2014
  • M.A. Modern Art HIstory, Theory and Criticism, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago 2006
  • B.A. Art History, University of Texas-Austin 1999

Courses

Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
ARE 301 Studio Art & Human Development
ARE 494 Special Topics
ARE 496 Methods/Assess/Learning in Art
ARE 499 Individualized Instruction
ART 499 Individualized Instruction
ARE 598 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
ARE 301 Studio Art & Human Development
ARE 525 Research on Art Instruction