Dr. Amy Pfeiler-Wunder is a Professor of Art Education at Kutztown University and is the Coordinator of the Masters of Art Education Graduate program. She earned her Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning: Art from the University of Iowa. She has 20 years of experience in art education settings working with learners from Pre-K--16 in a wide range of educational settings. Her research explores identity and representation, with keen attention to the impact of professional identity on views of the learners and curriculum design. Additionally, she collaborates with an Earth Scientist to explore transdisciplinary studies at the intersection of art and science. Her research has been presented at regional, national and international conferences along with her work being published in books, and peer-reviewed journals. She is active in the National Art Education Association (NAEA), serving as the Higher Education Division Director. She served as the Higher Education Representative on the Research Commission from 2016-Spring 2020, and is the former Chair of the Professional Learning through Research Working Group under the Research Commission from 2013-2016. She served on the editorial review board of the journal, Art Education from 2014-2016 and currently serves as a reviewer for the International Journal of Education & the Arts. In 2017, she was the recipient of the PAEA Outstanding Higher Educator Award. Most recently she was the recipient of the National Art Education Foundation Grant titled: Socially Engaged Pedagogy: The Impact of Teacher Identity on Views of the Learner and Curriculum Development and The Faculty Research Award at Kutztown University.