Kristin Taylor

Kristin Taylor
Assistant Professor
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Spring 2022 Office Hours
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Dr. Kristin V. Taylor
Assistant Professor, Art Education

B.A. 1997 Mt. St. Mary's University
M.A. 2007 California State University, Northridge
Ed.D. 2018 Pepperdine University

Kristin Vanderlip Taylor, Ed.D. is an Assistant Professor of Art Education at California State University, Northridge. She is National Board certified in Early/Middle Childhood Art and previously taught visual art to students in grades TK-8 in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Dr. Taylor has been a member of the California Art Education Association and the National Art Education Association since 2002. In 2017, she received the Pacific Region Elementary Art Educator award from NAEA, and she was awarded Outstanding Art Educator of the Year (2016) and Outstanding Elementary Art Educator of the Year (2012) by CAEA. She is currently serving as an at-large representative for the Professional Learning through Research committee (NAEA) and co-founded the MOCA PD Lab, a visual art community of practice for professional learning.

Dr. Taylor's research interests include: collaboration, trans-disciplinary curriculum design, visual and critical literacy, issues-based art education, and building sustainable visual art communities of practice for ongoing professional learning. She is currently collaborating with CSULB Art Education faculty on a mentoring community of practice to support newly-credentialed art teachers from CSUN and CSULB as they move from university to professional practice.