Peg Speirs, Ph.D., is a Professor of Art Education in the Department of Art Education at Kutztown University. Her research interests include feminist art, theory and pedagogy; issues-based art education; and digital storytelling. Dr. Speirs co-edited the text, Contemporary Issues in Art Education, and other publications include co-authored articles and essays on teaching art for social justice, art and ritual, and a national study investigating curricular influences of new art teachers. She co-authored The Dinner Party Curriculum Project, an on-line resource for K-12 teachers. As an administrator, Dr. Speirs served as Interim Associate Dean in the College of Visual & Performing Arts at KU for 4.5 years, ending in 2018. Dr. Speirs is an artist, curator, and co-owner of Studio/Gallery 908 in Reading, PA and Random Oaks Studio, a creative research community under development in Kensington, OH.