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Erica Halverson

Erica Halverson

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Halverson is an arts educator who studies how people learn in and through the arts.

Professor; Chair, Curriculum & Instruction School of Education Work: 608-320-6056 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page Twitter: @littlestjew


  • Storytelling and performance
  • Identity development
  • New media literacy
  • Arts and learning
  • 21st century skills


  • Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, 2020
  • Author of numerous publications, including "Film as Identity Exploration: A Multimodal Analysis of Youth-Produced Films" to appear in Teachers College Record
  • Member, American Educational Researchers Association and National Council for Teachers of English Assembly for Research
  • Department Chair, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
  • Author, “How the Arts Can Save Education: Transforming Teaching, Learning, and Instruction” (Teachers College Press, 2021)