Rebecca Plummer Rohloff

Rebecca Plummer Rohloff

Professional Details

Title: Associate Professor
Office: MH-314B
Phone: 978-542-6318
Resume: Rebecca Plummer Rohloff [DOC 80KB]

Professional Biography

Dr. Rebecca Rohloff is the coordinator of undergraduate and graduate art education. Formerly a high school art teacher, Rebecca completed her PhD in art education at The University of Illinois. She is a visual artist and certified yoga instructor with research interests in aesthetic education, Asian philosophy and Guatemala. Dr. Rohloff is a member of the National Art Education Association and was named the 2013 MAEA Higher Ed Art Educator of the Year. She teaches Art 300 Intro to Teaching Art; Art 307a/339 Prep to Teach Art; Art 333a Asian Art; EDU Art Methods; and Practicum


Coordinator of the Art Education Program

Advisor for Student Chapter of NAEA

School of Ed Dean's Council, CAS Rep.

Committee Leader,  Licensure in the Arts & Sciences

SOAS University Retrerat Planning Committee

Art Advisor for the FAAST After School Art Club 


Selected Publications

June 200 Solidarity,Global Scholarship, and the Ethics of Encounter: A Case Study From Guatemala. In E. Delacruz & M. Parsons (2009). Art Education and G.l.o.b.a.l.i.z.a.t.i.o.n. National Art Education Association.

Creative Interventions: Arts-based Living Pedagogy. In McCarthy, C. ( Ed). (2007). Globalizing cultural studies: Interventions in methods and policy. New York: Peter Lang.

Beyond the Circus: Grounding A Visual Culture Pedagogy, in Duncum, P. ( 2006). Classroom Practices in visual culture. Preston, VA: NAEA.

Selected Presentations

Scientific Illustration Improved through Arts Intervention, 2014 NEFDC, “Moving from STEM to STEAM: What Really Works” Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

Mass Art Ed Association Conference, 2013 U Mass Darthmouth, Acessing the State of Pre-service Teacher Prep Programs.

Coordinator of MAEA 2012 Conference at Salem State ,Hats Off to Arts Educators

National Art Education Association Conventions:  Baltimore, 2009 "Maya Murals", Chicago 2008 "ECO-Art WEBs"  New York, 2007 "Masks of Cool"

Personal Interests

Mixed Media Painting, Sculpture,  jewelry & mask making

Practicing & Teaching Yoga & Mindfullness

Guatemala- Maya life & cultural arts