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Melinda Russek

Published October 5, 2021

Melinda Russek

Degree seeking

Art Education and Art History Masters

Curriculum vitae





Melinda Russek is a graduate of Barron G. Collier High School in Naples, Florida and of the University of West Florida, with a Master’s degree in reading education. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in art education and art history at Florida State University, with a plan to complete her doctorate so she can pursue her passion for art, education, and museums. She is also an animal wrangler, writer, and photographer, but also a collector of scarves, rocks, seeds, books, coins, hats, gloves, and artifacts. She has been working as an educator for more than 10 years but is pleased to be teaching art. In addition to studying art, she is also an artist, with several submissions in magazines, art shows, and several galleries.

Areas of Study

Art, Art History, Museum Studies

Research Detail

Cooperative Learning in the Art Classroom
Collaborative Learning in the Art Classroom
Transformative Learning in the Art Classroom

Undergraduate Institution/Degree

University of West Florida
Elementary Education (with Reading, ESOL, ESE)

Masters Institution/Degree

University of West Florida
Reading Education