Anniina Suominen Guyas, Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary research, critical theory, feminist theory, arts-based educational research, and a/r/tography (arts-based research methodology for educators) visual, silent, and embodied knowledge, narrative as educational research/teaching/learning method, diversity education, and relational and contextual identities.
Anniina Suominen Guyas, Ph.D. received her combined Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from the University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland. She came to FSU in 2008 from Kent State University. Her doctoral dissertation was entitled Writing with Photographs, Re-constructing Self; An Arts-based Autoethnographic Inquiry.
Dr. Guyas has recently published articles in an array of books and journals both in the United States and internationally. The Journal of Art Education, The Journal of Social Theory in Art Education, and The International Journal of Education through Art are only a few of the distinguished journals that have acquired her work. In addition, Anniina has had the opportunity to give presentations across the nation and abroad, at venues that include the NAEA Conference in New Orleans during the spring of 2008 and for the InSEA Art Education Research and Development Congress in Heidelberg and Karlsruhe, Germany during the July of 2007.