Assistant Professor & ArtsCore’s Principal Investigator (Ph.D., Northern Illinois University)
Areas of Interest
Art Education: curriculum development, assessment, children drawings, visual methodologies, and studio foundations
Arts Leadership: leadership development through art, leadership in arts organizations, and artful transformational leadership
Teacher Education: arts integration, K-12 interdisciplinary curriculum through art, critical pedagogy and inquiry
Multicultural Studies: cultural diversity, social engagement, cultural identity, and creative cultural representation
Art 120Q2 – Arts and Leadership
Art 203 – Art: Concepts, Creations, and Children
Art 355 – Teaching of Art
Art 356 – Art Education Secondary Methods
Art 390 — Developmental Art I - Infants and Toddlers
Elementary and Secondary Visual Arts Student Teaching Supervision
Office: A/C 525
Telephone: (920) 424-7055
Ph.D., Northen Illinois University
Hsu, L.-H. (2019). Art Education in Non-profit Organizations. International Encyclopedia of Art and Design Education. Volume 2: Curricular Aspects of Art and Design Education. Edited by Professor Kerry Freedman. Published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Hsu, L.-H. (2017). Creativity in Art Methods Classrooms: Designing a Curriculum that Looks into the Kaleidoscope of Cultures. Art Education, 70(3), 13-21.
Hsu, L.-H. (2017). Transformational Journey of Developing a Leadership Research in Art Education. The International Journal of Arts Education, 15(2), 106-122.
Recent Conference Presentations
Using Arts-Integrated Collaborative Practice to Increase K-12 Early Career Teachers’ Confidence, Competence, and Resilience. American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual National Convention, San Francisco, CA. Conference canceled.
Use Art Education Data-driven Tools to Enhance Leadership Qualities of K-16 Educators. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Annual National Convention, Minneapolis, MN. Conference canceled.
A Ten-year Grant Responds to Teacher Retention through Arts Integration in Wisconsin. National Art Education Association (NAEA) Annual National Convention, Minneapolis, MN. Conference canceled.
Identifying the Impact of Arts-Integrated Practices on K-12 Interdisciplinary Teachers’ Confidence, Competence, and Resilience. Research Session presented at the Art Education Research Institute (AERI) Symposium, New York, NY.
Connecting Knowledge and Identifying Disconnection in Teacher Education Programs. Higher Education Research Panel presented at the National Art Education Association (NAEA) Annual National Convention, Boston, MA.
Artful Leadership: Examining Leadership Philosophies, Techniques, and Practices of Art Education Leaders. Best Research Practice. 2018 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual National Convention, New York, NY.
Creating Critical Consciousness through Collaboration and Leadership in Art Education. Higher Education Research Panel presented at the National Art Education Association Annual National Convention, New York City, NY.
Internal Resilience and External Contexts: Leadership Development in Art Education. Art Education and NewConservative Politics Research Panelist. Art Education Research Institute (AERI) Symposium, Naperville, IL.