Beth Link

Beth  Link

Curriculum & Instruction

Ph.D. in Cultural Studies in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Texas, Austin, expected 2022
M.A. in Art Education- Community Arts, University of Texas, Austin, 2016
B.A. in Art Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2007

Office: WIN

Beth Link is a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction specializing in Cultural Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. She formerly taught elementary art in Austin and Denver public schools. Currently she is an Assistant Instructor for undergraduate courses including Sociocultural Foundations of Learning and Arts Integration for Multi-Disciplinary Connections. Beth also supervises preservice art teachers, leads professional development on arts integration and culturally responsive pedagogy, and serves on the East Mall Advisory Task Force. She received her M.A. in Art Education from the University of Texas at Austin in 2016 and her B.A. in Art Education from the University of Northern Colorado in 2007. Her research applies critical race theory to visual art curriculum, enactment, and teacher identity formation in order to understand the complex ways teachers tell stories through art objects. Beth's work further explores anti-oppressive pedagogy through arts integration and contemporary art counter stories.