Tracey Hunter-Doniger

Associate Professor of Creativity/ Creative Arts in Education

Address: 86 Wentworth Street, Room 213
Office Hours: Monday 10-12 and Friday 11-1 in office 232, 2:45-3:45 in room 215 Ed Center
Phone: 834-953-3376
Personal Website:

Dr. Hunter-Doniger earned her Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Visual Arts Education and a minor in Educational Psychology.  Prior to graduate school she was employed for 15 years as a visual arts teacher in Indiana in grades K-8.

Dr. Hunter-Doniger serves as the Executive Director for Camp Art Attack and Camp Inspire.


Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction- Visual Arts Education

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Minor in Educational Psychology

Dissertation Title: A Portrait of Outstanding Visual Arts Educators: The Deconstruction of the Pedagogy and Traits of Exemplary Art Teachers

Masters in Education, 2001

Indiana Wesleyan University, General Education, Marion, IN

Thesis: Integrating Math in the Art Room at the Elementary Level

B. S. in Education, 1992

Indiana University, Visual Arts Education, Bloomington, IN

Concentration in Ceramics

Research Interests

Arts Infused Education

Creative Arts in Education

Narrative Identity

Art-Based Educational Research

Courses Taught

EDEE 403 Visual and Performing Arts in Education

EDEE 455 Early Childhood Clinical Practice

EDEE 457 Elementary Grades Clinical Practice

EDEE 698 Early Childhood Clinical Practice

EDEE 699 Elementary Education Clinical Practice

EDEE 655 Creativity and Fine Arts in Education

FYMS 126 Visual Identity



Hunter-Doniger, T. (2017). Creative Arts in Education: Experiencing the Arts. Kendall-Hunt Publishing.

  • This book was chosen as the 2018 Arts Integration Book of the Year for the State ABC Initiative.



OByrne, I., Radakovic, N., Hunter-Doniger, T., Fox, M., Parnell, S., & Kern, R. (2018). Pre- Service Teachers Problematizing Creativity Through the Creation of Stop Motion Movies on Tablets. International Journal of Education in Math, Science and Technology. 6(2), 182-199.

Hunter-Doniger, T., & Fleming, T. (2018). Project Based Learning: Utilizing Artistic Pedagogies for Educational Leadership. Art Education Journal- special edition on Social Justice. 71(2), 46-51.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2018). Art Infusion: Ideal Conditions for STEAM. Art Education Journal. 71(2), 22-27.

Hunter-Doniger, T., McGrath, A., McNeel, K., Templeton, K., Tobin, K., Walker, A., & Wen, J. (2018). Transdisciplinary Lessons Learned from the Reggio Emilia Approach and Art. Reading Matters. 18(1), 21-25.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2018). “But he looks like me”: Social Justice in Art Education. Art Education Journal special edition on Social Justice. 71(1), 17-19.

Hunter-Doniger, T., & Herring, A. (2017). The Perceptions of Art in Non-Art Pre-Service Teachers.  Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Research. 58(4), 279-291.

Hunter-Doniger, T., Harris, R., Hall, C. & Howard, C. (2017). Culturally Relevant STEAM. Art Education Journal- special edition on Social Justice.  71(1), 83-92.

Hunter-Doniger, T., & Berlinsky, R., (2016). The Power of the Arts: Evaluating a Community Artist-in-Residence Program through the lens of Studio Thinking. Arts Education Policy Review. 12 (5) p 1-8.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2016). The Eugenics Movement and its Impact on Art Education in the United States. Art Education Policy Review. 7 (6) p 1-10.

Hunter-Doniger, T. & Sydow, L. (2016) A Journey from STEM to STEAM: A Middle School Case Study. The Clearing House Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas. 6 (23) p 159-166.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2016). Snapdragons and Math: Using Creativity to Inspire, Motivate, and Engage. Young Children. 71 (3) p. 30-35.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2015) Artists in Residence: Teaching with a Sense of Urgency, International Journal for Education Through the Arts, (IJETA). Vol 11, No 2. Page 229-243.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2013). Contextual A.R.T. Factors in the Evaluation of Visual Art Educators, Arts and Education Policy Review. 114(04) p 170-178.


Hunter-Doniger, T., & Herring, A. (2017). The Arts and the Title I Narrative: Reaching Underserved Students, Developing Cultural Responsiveness. International Journal for Education Through the Arts. (Forthcoming).

Hunter-Doniger, T. & Berlinsky, R. (2016). White Paper Visual and Performing Arts in Afterschool and Summer Learning. Afterschool and Summer Learning Think Tank. School of Education, Health and Human Performance, College of Charleston.


Hunter-Doniger, T., & Fox, M. (2017). An Investigation of Art Education Courses for Pre- Service Generalists. Art Education Policy Review.

PUBLICATIONS -Curriculum Journals


Hunter-Doniger, T., Williams, S., & Brundage, K. (2018). Elephant Painting: Conveying Empathy. School Arts.  117(8), 32-34

Hunter-Doniger, T., & Russell, E. (2017). “I am an Artist!” Inspiration found in a Little Library Community Project and a Contemporary Artist School Arts Magazine. 117(3), 35-38.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2016). Making of Future Engineers: Early Childhood 3D Sculptures. School Arts Magazine. 116(4) 38, 48

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2016). Art and Design the Reggio Emilia Approach. School Arts Magazine. 114(1) 16-18.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2015). Scanner Self-Portraits, School Arts Magazine.  115 (3) 36-42.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2015). STEAM in Action at the Ocean. School Arts Magazine. 115 (1) 14 & 45.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2014). Starting the Year Studio Thinking. School Arts Magazine. 114 (1) 16, 52.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2013). What You Know/What You See: A Brain Experiment in Drawing. School Arts Magazine. 113(1) 30-31.


Patel, N. (2013) Process and Progress. Nishan Arts, New Jersey, on NAEA web page

Patel, N. (2013) Southology. Nishan Arts, New Jersey, on NAEA web page


Hunter-Doniger, T. (2009). Mosaics in Art, School Arts Magazine.  109 (2) 9-10.

Hunter-Doniger, T. (2005). Digital Masterpieces, School Arts Magazine. 104 (7) 28-19.

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