Lisa Hochtritt, Ed.D.
Associate Professor, Art
Art Bldg, Room 134
Ed.D.-Teachers College Columbia University, M.A.-San Francisco State University
Dr. Lisa Hochtritt is an Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture Education. Her research interests are social justice and art education, particularly as it intersects with youth. She is co-editor of the anthology Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons (2012) published by Routledge, as well as articles and book chapters on youth culture and social justice education, teaching about contemporary art, and research methods in journals including Visual Arts Research, Art Education, and Teaching Artist Journal.
She has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses including the history of art education, theory and philosophy of teaching, thesis research and advisement, teaching methods, arts administration and policy, and has supervised student teaching. Before entering academia, Dr. Hochtritt was a liaison between the museums and community programs at Teachers College and The Heritage School in East Harlem, New York City, taught video production at the Harlem School of the Arts, was a middle school art teacher in Austin, Texas, and taught high school art and video production in the San Francisco Bay area. She has current teaching certifications (K-12 Art, Drama, Speech) in California and Colorado.
Dr. Hochtritt currently serves in a range of professional capacities, including as a reviewer for Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education and Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, and she is an Executive Board member for the National Art Education Association Caucus on Social Theory and Art Education. She was the former Pacific Region representative for the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association (2011-2013), the Higher Education representative for the Colorado Art Education Association (2010-2012), and a reviewer for Art Education Journal (2007-2010).
She has received awards for her teaching and service to the field including the National Art Education Association Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Pacific Region (2014); Colorado Art Education Association Colorado Art Educator of the Year (2011); Faculty Award for Excellence, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design (2009, 2012); and Faculty of the Year, School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2005).