Therese  Quinn

Therese Quinn

Therese Quinn is an Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Museum and Exhibition Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, an urban public institution. A Fulbright Scholar at the University of Helsinki, Finland in 2009-10, Therese researches and writes about the arts and cultural institutions as sites of labor, public engagement and, potentially, justice-work. She is an elected representative for her faculty union, UIC United Faculty, a founding member of Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates for Transformative Education, and the author and editor of several books, including “Art and Social Justice Education: Culture as Commons” (2012), “Sexualities in Education: A Reader” (2012), and “Teaching Toward Democracy” (2010). She has published articles in the Journal of Museum Education, the International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Issues in Education, and Rethinking Schools, among others.