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Hafeli, Mary
Professor of Art and Art Education
Arts & Humanities

Office:
444 Macy

Office Hours:
By appointment only.

Educational Background

Ed. D., Art and Art Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

 

Ed. M., Art and Art Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

 

B. F. A., Visual Arts, University of Michigan

Scholarly Interests


Ideas, ways of thinking, decisions, and judgments that characterize the practices of artists as they produce creative work; the teaching environments in which students' art works are created; youth and adult perspectives on "good" teaching in art; art-based and literary forms as methods in qualitative research. 

 

Selected Publications

Books

 

Hafeli, M. (in press). Exploring Studio Materials. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

 

Burton, J. M. & Hafeli, M. (Eds.) (2012).  Conversations in Art: The Dialectics of Teaching and Learning.

Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Articles in Refereed Journals

 

Abeles, H. & Hafeli, M. (2014). Seeking Professional Fulfillment: US Symphony Orchestra Members in Schools. Psychology of Music, 24(1), 35-50.

 

Hafeli, M. (2009). Forget This Article: On Scholarly Oblivion, Institutional Amnesia, and Erasure of Research History. Studies in Art Education (50th Anniversary Issue), 50(4), 69-381.

 

Hafeli, M. (2008). Angels, Wings, and Hester Prynne: The Place of Content in Teaching Adolescent Artists. Learning Landscapes, 1(3). Reprint of article originally published in Studies in Art Education.

 

Hafeli, M. (2008). “I Know a Lot of Things That You Don’t. You Wanna Hear Some?” Adolescent Themes and Contemporary Art Practice. Art Education, 61(2), 59-69.

 

Hafeli, M., Stokrocki, M., & Zimmerman, E. (2005). Strategies Used by Three Middle School Art Teachers to Foster Student Learning. Studies in Art Education, 46(3), 242-254.

 

Hafeli, M. (2002). Angels, Wings, and Hester Prynne: The Place of Content in Teaching Adolescent Artists. Studies in Art Education, 44(1), 28-46.

 

Hafeli, M. (2001). Encountering Student Learning. Art Education, 54(6), 19-24.

 

Hafeli, M. (2000). Negotiating “Fit” in Student Art Work: Classroom Conversations. Studies in Art Education, 41(2), 130-145.

 

Hafeli, M. (1997). Connecting Ideas Through Materials: Visual Arts Learning in the Primary Classroom.

Primary Voices K-8, 5(2), 18-25.

 

Book Chapters

 

Hafeli, M. (2013). Art-Based Methodology: Alternative Forms for Research on Educational Practice. In

M. Buffington & S. McKay (Eds.), Practice Theory: Seeing the Power of Teacher Researchers. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Hafeli, M. (2012). Knowing When to Step In and When to Step Back: “Reading” Students as

Developing Painters. In J. M. Burton & M. Hafeli (Eds.), Conversations in Art: The Dialectics of

Teaching and Learning. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Hafeli, M. (2012). Following On. In J. M. Burton and M. Hafeli (Eds.), Conversations in Art: The

Dialectics of Teaching and Learning. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Hafeli, M. (2012). “If Only You Could See into Me.” Interpreting Meaning in Mr. Romani’s Art Class. In J.

M. Burton & M. Hafeli (Eds.), Conversations in Art: The Dialectics of Teaching and Learning. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Burton, J. M. & Hafeli, M. (2012). Continuing the Conversation: On Becoming Teachers and

Researchers of Young People’s Construction of Meaning. In J. M. Burton & M. Hafeli (Eds.),

Conversations in Art: The Dialectics of Teaching and Learning. Reston, VA: National Art Education

Association.

 

Hafeli, M. (2011). The Intimate Chatter of Storied Objects: Aesthetics and Connectivity in “Matter Out of Place.” In P. Bolin & D. Blandy (Eds.), Matter Matters: Art Education and Material Culture Studies. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Hafeli, M. & McConaughy, L. (2010). Engaging Students’ Social Imagination Without Telling Them What to Think: Two Curriculum Projects. In T. Anderson, D. Gussak, K. Hallmark & A. Paul (Eds.), Art Education and Social Justice. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Hafeli, M. (2009). What Happened to Authenticity? “Assessing Students’ Progress and Achievements in Art” Revisited. In R. Sabol & M. Manifold (Eds.), Through the Prism: Looking Into the Spectrum of Writing by Enid Zimmerman. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.

 

Abeles, H., Hafeli, M., Horowitz, R. & Burton, J. M. (2002). The Evaluation of Arts Partnerships and Learning in and Through the Arts. In R. Colwell & C. Richardson, (Eds.), The New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning. New York: Oxford University Press.

2009  Manuel Barkan Memorial Award, National Art Education Association


2006  Mary Rouse Award, National Art Education Association, Women’s Caucus

 

2005  Marilyn Zurmuehlen Award for Research in Art Education, National Art Education Association,

          Seminar For Research in Art Education

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