Associate Professor & Art Education Chair
Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia
Lynn Sanders-Bustle holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in Art Education from East Carolina and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. She has taught art at all levels of the PK-12 public school spectrum. Sanders-Bustle is currently Chair and Associate Professor of Art Education at the University of Georgia. Prior to coming to the University of Georgia she served as Director of Programs at Greenhill Center for NC Art where she oversaw curatorial and education programs. From 2002 through 2012 she coordinated the Art Education program at the University of Louisiana Lafayette. She is editor of the book, Image, Inquiry, and Transformative Practice: Engaging Learners in Creative and Critical Inquiry Through Visual Representation published in 2003 by Peter Lang.
Sanders-Bustle has published in professional journals such as the Canadian Review of Art Education, the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, the International Journal of Education and the Arts, and Art Education. She has presented at the International Society for Arts and Education, the American Educational Research Association, the National Art Education Association and the Literacy Research Association. Sanders-Bustle has received grants supporting the integration of technology, faculty development, and service-learning. Her research focuses on social justice pedagogy, community-based art education, service-learning, and teacher preparation.