Art Building 136
Shin, Ryan
Associate Professor

Dr. Ryan Shin is an Associate Professor of Art and Visual Culture Education. His research interests include issues of the representation and appropriation of Asian images and objects in the popular media and visual culture; critical discourse on minority visual culture; global civic learning and engagement through art; critical global and cosmopolitan pedagogy; and social and global learning in an through art and social networking. 

Dr. Shin edited two books, Convergence of Contemporary Art, Visual Culture, and Global Civic Engagement (IGI-Global), and as co-editor, Pedagogical Globalization: Traditions, Contemporary Art, and Popular Culture of Korea (International Society for Education through Art). His articles have appeared in Studies in Art EducationArt EducationVisual Arts ResearchInternational Journal of Education through Art, and the Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education. He has authored numerous scholarly book chapters.

Dr. Shin is the past editor of Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education. He has served editorial journal review boards in the field of art education, such as Studies in Art Education, Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, Art Education Journal, International Journal of Education & the Arts, Social Theory in Art Education, and Visual Arts Research. He is elected as the president of United States Society for Education through Art and serves the steering committee of Art Education Research Institute.

Dr. Shin can be reached at 130 Art, or 621.1253, or email