MemberJuuso Tervo

Juuso Tervo is currently working as a University Lecturer and the Director of University-Wide Art Studies (UWAS) at Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture. His research and writing combine historical, philosophical, and political inquiries in art and education, drawing from fields such as literary theory, poetics, theology, philosophy of education, and philosophy of history.

MemberJosh Rose

I have worked in Museum Education at the Dallas Museum of Art and Nasher Sculpture Center, as well as having over fifteen years experience as a higher education instructor. I currently serve as Full-time Faculty of Art History and Art Appreciation at Brookhaven College. Additional projects include curatorial efforts, specifically on comics related exhibitions. Moreover, as an advocate for open-educational resources, I have contributed several times to the OER website Smarthistory.

MemberGuy Birkin

Senior Research Executive at CFE Research, Leicester, UK, an independent company doing social research on education, employment, wellbeing for government, public authorities and education providers. I work on design, field work and analysis of research, specializing in literature reviews, quantitative and qualitative analysis, and data visualization. My work is mainly in the area of education, particularly education in the arts and in science/STEM subjects, in relation to socioeconomic disadvantage, gender and ethnicity. Independently, I continue my academic research on aesthetic complexity – investigating how complexity is perceived, understood and used in visual art and music. This research supports and is supported by my creative practice – generative music and visual art.

MemberRobert Dean Carpenter Turner

Dr. Carpenter Turner has been teaching for 17 years with the Art Institutes in Atlanta, Austin and Online, and as adjunct with Park University, Fletcher Technical Community College, as well as Guest Lecturer in Contemporary Art at Clemson University. Additionally, he has worked ‘The Gates’ art project with international artists, Jeanne-Claude and Christo. He received his Master’s in Art History with an emphasis in Latin American Contemporary Art from The Savannah of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga. He received and completed his Doctorate degree in Education from Argosy University, with an emphasis on higher education. He is involved in the Austin educational and arts community having worked with a number of for-profit and non-profit groups.  

MemberL.D. Joynes

L. D. Joynes, Ph.D.

  • Research Scholar, Art and Education, Columbia University
  • International Committee, Collage Arts Association
  • Visiting Professor, Renmin University, School of Art, Beijing
  • Co-Chair, Young Researchers Conference Mongolia
  • US Department of State Sponsored Research Fellow on Arts in Higher Education
  • US Public Diplomacy Awardee Mongolia (2014)
  • US Public Diplomacy Awardee China (2017)

L. D. Joynes is a research scholar on arts and education at Columbia University in New York and an education specialist for Europe and Asia. He has directed US Department of State sponsored research on arts in education at the American Center for Mongolian Studies and is 2017 Fulbright-Hays US Public Diplomacy Awardee for cooperation in the arts.He has conducted education research in Europe and Asia and is focused on new program development, joint degrees in the art, Doctoral research in the art, post-doctoral research in the arts. He has presented at Cambridge University, University of California, Columbia University, National University of Singapore, University of Coventry, UK, University of Lincoln, UK. As 2015 Visiting Fellow at the University of the Arts London (UAL) directed the PhD Master Class at Chelsea College of Art, London. He serves on the Editorial Board of ProjectAnywhere, a journal in Australia and is Fellow, Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC, member of the International Committee, College Arts Association, New York; member of the National Postdoctoral Association, (US) ; and was Co-chair for the Young Researchers Forum Mongolia.