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F. Robert Sabol

Associate Head of the Rueff School and Professor / Art & Design / Art Education // Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance

Professor // Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance

Professor // Art and Design // Rueff School

Professor // Art Education // Rueff School

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Ph. D., Indiana University, 1994, Curriculum and Instruction.
Dissertation Title: A Critical Examination of Visual Arts Achievement Tests from State Departments of Education in the United States.
Recipient of Getty Education Ins



Art Education

F. Robert Sabol is a Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue University and Chair of the Division of Art and Design. Currently, he is the National Art Education Association (NAEA) President Elect. His research interests include assessment, multiculturalism, arts education policy, curriculum development, and professional development of art educators. He has given over 150 presentations of his research at state, national, and international conferences. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the U. S. Department of Education, the National Art Education Foundation, and other funding sources to support his research. He has published numerous articles in professional journals and is a co-author of Assessing Expressive Learning and Through the Prism: Looking into the Spectrum of Writings by Enid Zimmerman. He has received numerous awards for his research and teaching including NAEA Distinguished Fellow, NAEA Manual Barkan Memorial Award, NAEA Western Region Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, Art Education Association of Indiana (AEAI) Art Educator of the Year, AEAI Elementary Art Educator of the Year, AEAI Education Higher Education Art Educator of the Year, AEAI Distinguished Fellow, and Purdue University Excellence in Teaching Award twice. He has been President of the NAEA Public Policy and Arts Administration issues group, President of AEAI, NAEA Western Region Vice President, and a member of the Executive Committee of the NAEA Board of Directors.