MARY READ MONTGOMERY DIKET, Ph.D.

805 North 6th Avenue

Laurel, Mississippi 39440

(601) 649-4260: (601) 580-9118

Email: rdiket@wmcarey.edu

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                             

 

University of Georgia, Athens; Ph.D. Interdisciplinary degree combined psychology, art history/criticism, art education. August, 1991. Dissertation: Art Criticism: Relationships to Critical Thinking, Appreciation, and Creativity Among the Gifted.

 

University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg; MAE (Art Education), December, 1988. Thesis: Art Activities Emphasizing Group Stimulus/Group Product and Group Stimulus/Individual Product and the Effect on Gifted Students' Perceptions of Resource Room Environment.

 

University of Mississippi, Oxford; BAE (Art Education), May 1965. Minor area, English; continued graduate school, summer 1965.

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND OTHER SIGNIFICANT WORK EXPERIENCE             

 

  1.  ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS (COLLEGE TEACHING)    

  • Spring 2015 to present: Chair, department of Art

  • Fall 2006 to present: Sarah Gillespie Endowed Chair in Art (research position)

  • September 1992 to present: Director Center for Creative Scholars, Professor of Art and Education with tenure (1999), William Carey University; Director, Honors Program 1992-2005

  • Spring 1992: Visiting Professor, Art Department; University of Southern Mississippi

  • Spring 1992: Adjunct Professor, William Carey College

  • September 1991 to May 1992: Research Affiliate, Department of Art, University of Georgia, Athens

  • September 1989-November 1990: Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Georgia

  • September 1987- December 1988; Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

 

B. TEACHING (OTHER THAN COLLEGE)

  • Spring 1992: Instructor Super Saturday Program, University of Southern Mississippi

  • Summers 1990 and 1991: Humanities Instructor and Testing Consultant for Lamar University Creativity Camp for Adolescents, Beaumont, TX

  • 1987-1989: Partner in Art Associates Studio. Team instruction, art

  • Spring 1985- Spring 1986: Instructor in Art, St. John's Day School, Laurel, MS

  • Fall 1971- Spring 1973: Instructor in Art, St. John's Day School, Laurel, MS; grades K-6

  • Fall 1965- February 1966: Instructor in Art and English, Murrah High School, Jackson, MS

 

 

C. GRANTS

  • January 2020: Travel funding for National Art Education Association History Project at 75 (National Art Education Association)

  • July 1, 2010: Diket and Thomas Brewer: “Planning for the Secondary Analysis of the 2008 National Assessment of Education Progress Arts Report Card” grant funded by National Art Education Foundation at $10,000--William Carey University lead institution, subcontracting University of Central Florida Cite report

  • Fall 2009: National Art Education Association $4000 travel grant awarded to William Carey University to host planning meeting for grant effort with NAEP 2008 Visual Arts data. Diket, project officer, proposed for travel funding on behalf of the 2008 Visual Arts Consortium of institutions (William Carey University, lead institution, University of Georgia, Purdue, Virginia Commonwealth, and University of Central Florida.

  • Spring 2002: Co-investigator with Richard Siegesmund on National Art Education Association Research Commission grant to conduct and analyze NAEP visual arts block replication at Longfellow Magnet School in California. Supplemental grant from University of Georgia.

  • July 2001: invited National Assessment of Educational Progress database training seminar; sponsored by NCES, U.S. Department of Education; designated as NAEP data certified statistician

  • May 2000 to November 2002: Project Director and Principal Investigator/Lead Statistician for 1997 NAEP Secondary Analysis Grant awarded U. S. Department of Education; Purdue and Virginia Commonwealth as consortium partners

  • October 1999: Grant Team Coordinator for NAEP training on arts data at WESTAT in Washington, D.C.

  • Summer 1997-1999: Grant Coordinator/Manager for Microsoft Teacher Training Partnership

  • Spring 1997: National Art Education Foundation award to norm art response Diagnostic Profile

  • Fall 1995 to 1996: Grant Coordinator for WCC-Stringer Attendance Center Seed Grant, awarded by Apple Computer for research into teaching with technology

  • Summer 1992 to present: Organizing Director and Director Annual William Carey College Creativity Workshops and Youth Publication Staff Meetings funded under three WCC grants; program now self-supporting and continuing under auspices of Center for Creative Scholars

  • Summer/Fall 1986: Grant Recipient, Lauren Rogers Museum, Laurel, MS; director and instructor of summer workshop in art; instructor fall art classes

 

D. HONORARIA/AWARDS/DISTINCTIONS

  • 2016: NAEA Women’s Caucus DeJong Service Award

  • 2016: NAEA Women’s Caucus DeJong Service Award

  • 2014: William Carey University Faculty Research Award

  • 2008: William Carey University Faculty Research Award

  • 2007 to 2017: named Eastman Memorial Foundation Trustee/oversee Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

  • 2006: Distinguished Fellow National Art Education Association (Class 2006)

  • 2009: Marquis Who’s Who in the World

  • 2008: Marquis Who’s Who in America

  • 2007: Marquis Who’s Who in Education

  • 2007: Marquis Who’s Who among American Women (earlier selected Who’s Who Southeast

  • 2006: Mississippi Educator Preparation Division, Office of Quality Educators and Office of Curriculum and Instruction—Gifted Focus Group designing recommendation for Licensure

  • 2004: Invited participant Harvard School of Education conference on Neuroscience (Oct.)

  • 2004: invited as charter member IMBES (International Mind, Brain, and Education Society)

  • 2004: Invited member NCATE teacher initial and advanced program outcomes, combined organizational standards for CEC and NAGC

  • 2003: National Higher Educator of the Year, National Art Education Association (NAEA)

  • 2003: Manual Barkan Award, NAEA, for top publication of the year

  • 2003: Alpha Chi national recognition Exemplary Chapter Advisor

  • 2002: Mississippi Alliance for the Arts, Awardee for Excellence in Higher Education

  • 2001: HEADWAE Award for Faculty (Mississippi Legislature Higher Education Appreciation Day)

  • 1999: Session co-chair for Research Methodologies at Symposium for Research on Conceptual Issues of Art Education, Madison, WS

  • 1998-2000: Member NAEA Research Commission

  • 1995: Natchez Literary Celebration, Outstanding Humanities Faculty

  • 1993: Faculty Excellence Award for Meritorious Teaching

  • Spring 1990: Instructor for Seminar at Spring Conference Georgia Art Education

  • Association; Jekyll Island, GA; topic “Art Education and the Gifted”

  • 1990, 1991: University of Georgia Graduate School award for conference travel expenses to Kansas City and to Atlanta

  • Academic year 1989-90: Producer/Instructor for Saturday workshops in theater and art for international youth residing in University of Georgia Family Housing; was chosen Campus Leader to represent 500-unit complex in 1990.

 

E. CONSULTING

  • 2016: External reviewer for faculty promotion portfolio at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • 2015: Assessment committee for Art, under Mississippi Department of Education

  • NCATE/CAEP SPA reviewer for gifted education programs nationally accredited institutions—October 2008 to 2017

  • Gifted Education University Network Meeting, Mar. 24, 2008—New York

  • 2007: Selected National Association Gifted Children NCATE reviewer training Minneapolis, MN

  • 2006: External reviewer art faculty promotion portfolio, East Carolina University

  • 2006: External reviewer art faculty promotion portfolio, University of Georgia

  • 2002-03; Mississippi Department of Education, 2003 arts framework reviewer

  • Spring 2001, invited participant Mississippi Arts Alliance HE-ART conference

  • October 2000, Assessment consultant on S. Klein grant (Wisconsin) to create art educators’ CD on digital portfolio management

  • June 1999, Session Chair for Research Methodologies; Symposium for Research on Conceptual Issues of Art Education; University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • June 1999, Participant, Mississippi Summit for the Arts

  • March 1999, Developed survey and provided statistical report to Mississippi Teacher Center

  • January 1999, Appointed to Admission Selection Committee for Mississippi School for Math and Science; Columbus, MS

  • Summer 1998: Consultant to Mississippi Department of Education to develop outcomes and strategies for Artistically Gifted Students

  • Summer 1998: Participant in Gifted Summit meeting, Mississippi University for Women, June 26-27

  • 1997, 1998: Mississippi Department of Education NCATE state team

  • Summer 1996, June: Consultant to Leadership in the Arts (LITA) Project, Mississippi State Department of Education Conference

    

COLLEGE COMMITTEE WORK                                                                                                         

  • 2015: Promotion and Tenure Review Committee WCU

  • Search chair for art faculty, 2013

  • Ongoing: Assisting development of accreditation instruments and articulations for SACS and NCATE, now CAEP, as faculty with art program and school of education

  • Festival of Swans committee WCU, 2007; created concept for WCU swan sculpture

  • Tenure Review Committee, 2005, 2006

  • Chair Grants and Human Subjects Review Committee, 2001

  • Chair, Committee on Committees, 1998-99, 1999-2000

  • Alpha Chi Scholarship Society Advisor, 1993 to present; 12 national STAR chapter awards

  • NCATE Steering Team Chair for William Carey College 1998-2000

  • Curriculum Committee for NASDTEC visit, assisted folio syllabi, 1992

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS                                                                                                        

 

  • National Art Education Association, 1989 to present

  • NAEA Women’s Caucus, 1990 to present

  • American Educational Research Association, 1991 to present

  • International Society for Education through Art, 1992 to 1995

  • Council for Exceptional Children, 1997 to 1999

  • National Association for Gifted Children, 1993 to 2017

  • Southeastern College Art Conference, 1999 to 2015

 

 

LEADERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS                                                                                                        

 

A. NATIONAL

  • 2017-2022 Editor, National Art Education Association history at 75 publication and archival project

  • 2020 invited reviewer International Journal of Education through Art

  • 2020 invited reviewer Roeper Review

  • 2020 webinar panelist with Mixed Methods NAEA group (July)

  • 2018, invited reviewer Roeper Review

  • 2018,, invited reviewer Visual Inquiry

  • 2013-15; 2015-17: Membership Chairperson NAEA Distinguished Fellows 2016

  • 2015-2021 appointed to NAEA Research Commission committee on Mixed Methodologies in Research

  • 2016, invited reviewer Roeper Review

  • 2014-2015 elected treasurer NAEP Research SIG American Educational Research Association

  • 2013, National CAEP committee from Gifted Education, 5 members submitting for the field of gifted education

  • 2013 External reviewer for faculty promotion in rank two major state universities

  • 2012-2015; reelected 2015-2018 Membership chair, Distinguished Fellows, National Art Education Association

  • 2010 to 2013: Review Board for Art Education journal

  • Reviewer, invited, for Urban Education, 2010 & 2011, 2013

  • Reviewer, invited, Roeper Review, 2011

  • 2008-2010: President of Women’s Caucus, National Art Education Association; write bi monthly column for NAEA News

  • AERA meeting proposal reviewer, continuing to date: division C, NAEP, Gifted and Talented Research, and Arts & Learning

  • 2008: Gifted Education University Network Meeting, Focusing on Coursework, Monday, March 24, 2008, during AERA meeting New York

  • 2007 to 2018: National Association of Gifted Children; 2007 selected as national reviewer for NCATE process, NAGC SPA reports; reviewing other university graduate programs; trained in November at NAGC national convention (one of ten selected)

  • 2007 to present; AERA reviewer for Division C, NAEP Research SIG, and Gifted and Talented Research SIG (and continued program reviewing with Arts and Learning SIG, and Brain, Neuroscience, and Education SIG)

  • 2005: Publications [elected] Committee National Art Education Association through 2007

  • 2005: President-elect Women’s Caucus, assume office in 2008

  • 2003-05: President Brain, Neuroscience, and Education sig AERA

  • 2002: Chair, Brain/Neurosciences and Education, Special Interest Group for American Educational Research Association (also served two terms as program chair)

  • 2002 to present, program reviewer AERA Brain, Neurosciences, and Education SIG

  • 2001: National Art Education Association division chair elect for South-Eastern region to follow Burton

  • 2001: Author draft of “Outcomes for Artistically Gifted” with MS State Dept. of Education

  • 1999-2000: member NAEA Research Commission

  • 2000-2003: Program Chair for Brain/Neurosciences and Education SIG American Education Research Association; Chair Elect for 2002

  • 1999-2000: President Seminar for Research in Art Education (affiliate National Art Education Association)

  • 1998-2001: research consultant to Mississippi Department of Education, development phase of Outcomes for Artistically Gifted

  • 1997- 1998: President-Elect Seminar for Research in Art Education, an affiliate of the National Art Education Association; responsible for SRAENews publication

  • 1992-1996: Chairperson Special Interest Group Arts and Learning, American Educational Research Association (1994-95); Co-chair (1993-94); A & L journal review board

  • 1992-present AERA conference proposal reviewer Arts and Learning SIG (1992-present)

  • 1994-1995: Treasurer of Visual and Performing Arts, a Division of the National

            Association for Gifted Children; elected division vice-chair in 1996

 

B. STATE

  • 2015: Opening Speaker, Mississippi Art Education Association, fall conference, November; addressed national standards for the visual arts

  • Presentation, “Leonardo da Vinci: A Person for Our Times,” William Carey University and Hattiesburg economic group

  • 2006 Gifted Education Focus Group; subcommittee appointed by the Mississippi Department of Education, Certification

  • 1996: group leader for Drumbeat ‘96, Mississippi Conference on Arts Education

  • 1996: collaborated with MASCD to collect attitudinal data and perceptions of the Mississippi ITBS Battery following the 3rd year of testing, MASCD Fall Workshop

  • 1992-95: Board Member, Mississippi Association for Gifted Children; Publication Officer/Editor 91992-93), Parent Affiliate Officer (1993-94); Research (1994-95)

  • Fall/Winter 1991: Governor Kirk Fordice, Transition Team & Task Force for Education- Senior College Division; named Goals 2000 contact for Laurel/Jones County area

 

C. LOCAL

  • 2016: Presenter, The Gulf South Teaching Pedagogy Conference, hosted by William Carey University, sponsored by Pine Belt Phi Delta Kappa International and Association of Mississippi Teacher Educators; “Neurodiversity in the Art Classroom”; with Cara Larsen

  • 2015, Artist presentation on Houdini and the Magic Molt, illustrations, to Maddox School fourth, fifth and sixth graders

  • 2014 Young Authors Conference presenter on Houdini and the Magic Molt.

  • 1993: Member Steering Committee; Laurel 2000; member publication team for An Educational Strategy: For the Next Decade in Coordination with Goals 2000, published spring 1993

  • 1992: Accreditation team member, Demographics, Jones Junior High School, Laurel, MS

 

PRODUCTIVE SCHOLARSHIP, CREATIVE WORK, RESEARCH &  PUBLICATIONS                                                                                                        

 

A. PUBLICATIONS

 

BOOKS

  • 2017 to completion 2022: Selected Editor and Writer, working title, The National Art Education 75th Year of Our History: 1947-2022. Leading the editorial committee to publication and release on the organization’s 75th anniversary

  • 2013:  illustrated Houdini and the Magic Molt, a science and humanities educational text, written by Tally Scully

  • 1995: H. Kauppinen and R. Diket, (Eds.and Authors) Trends in Art Education from Diverse Cultures. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association. International collaborative text

 

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS – EDITORSHIPS

  • 2020: Accepted for publication. Diket and Cheryl Maqueda, “Meaningful Discourse in an Undergraduate Spanish Capstone Class: Using Critical Race Theory as a Research Frame and a Bridge to Graduate School, in Culturally Sensitive Research Methods for Educational Administration and Leadership: International Perspectives on Theory and Practice, edited by Eugenie A. Samier and Eman S. ElKaleh.

  • 2020: Diket, An intersectional Model for Student Identity Possibilities: Strategic Approaches from within Educational Leadership. In Eugenie Samier and Peter Milley (Eds.), Educational Administration and Leadership Identity: International Theories, Problems, and Challenges, Routledge Press. Chapter 6, pages 117-130.

  • 2018: Diket, “Living the vision: A seminar in art education for research and curriculum development, 1965-2016. In Aaron Knochel (Ed.), Proceedings for The Penn State Seminar@50: Transdisciplinary. Inquiry, Practice, and Possibilities. The Pennsylvania State University. https://openpublishing.psu.edu/arteducation50/content/introduction

  • 2018: S. Klein and Diket, “The intersectionality of leadership: International considerations” book chapter in E. Samier and P. Milley (Eds.), International Perspectives on Maladminstration in Education; theories, research, and critiques. Routledge, pages 119 -136.

  • 2017: L. Xu, Diket, T. Brewer, “Predicting Student Performance VIA NAEP Secondary Analysis Using Partial Least Squares SEM,” Arts Education Policy Review, 114(4), 231-242. Available online: Predicting student performance via NAEP secondary art analysis using partial least squares SEM (tandfonline.com)

  • 2017: T. Brewer, L. Xu, & Diket, “Confirming the significance of art specialists and Aspirational Learning” Art Education, March 2017 conference issue; 70(2), 11-24.

  • 2017/21: Diket, book chapter in press for publication in National Art Education Women’s Caucus Lobby Activism edited by Keifer-Boyd, Hoeptner-Polingm, Klein, Knight & Miles, chapter 8.

  • 2015: Diket and Klein, S., “Thought Leadership: Social media and leadership in an information-based society”—book chapter in Routledge Press Ideologies and educational leadership: Towards a new practice, edited by Eugenie Samier, chapter 8.

  • 2015: L. Xu, Diket, & T. Brewer, “Secondary data analysis of NAEP Visual Arts Mother/Child block; the reference connection between government and users” published The Reference Librarian, 57(2), 131-142.

  • 2015: L. Xu, Diket, T. Brewer, Maximizing Cognitive Learning through Knowledge Visualization, IGI Global. Chapter 19, 515-534.

  • 2014: Diket, Lihua Xu, and Tom Brewer, Studies in Art Education for winter issue, “Toward an aspirational learning model gleaned from large-scale assessment” in 56(1), 397-411.

  • 2014: Lead book chapter for E. Samier’s (ed.), Aesthetics of Film, publication pending.

  • 2011: “NAEP and Policy: Chasing the Tail of the Assessment Tiger” published November issue of Arts Education Policy Review, R. M. Diket and Thomas M. Brewer, Routledge Press, 112(3), 35-47.

  • 2009: Translations; from theory to practice monograph, “The Neurobiology behind Learning to Draw”; Richard Salome, editor. (Note: recent article verified the theoretical connections using neurotechnology, https://neurosciencenews.com/drawing-seeing-15334/

  • 2008: NAEA News, October, Book Review, “Revisiting Exhibiting Student Art: Students Successfully Plan and Present a Multi-Media Exhibition”

  • 2008: Art Education, July issue, “Vote 2008” developed at NAEA conference by 16 members of Women’s Caucus under leadership of Diket and Keifer-Boyd

  • 2008: Book chapter, Diket. Chapter “The Politics in museums,” in E. Samier with Adam G. Stanley, Political Approaches to Educational Administration and Leadership, Routledge Press, Chapter 12, 189-203. Also available in paperback.

  • 2006: Klein & Diket. Chapter “Aesthetic Leadership: leaders as architects,” in E. Samier, R. Bates & A. Stanley, Aesthetic Dimensions of Educational Administration and Leadership, Routledge Press, 99-109.

  • 2005: Diket book chapter, “Teaching the high ability student in art.” In S. Klein, Teaching Art in Context: Case Studies for Preservice Art Education.  Reston: NAEA.

  • 1997-2004: Diket, D. Burton, & F. R. Sabol. Book chapter “Secondary analysis of large data sets: Examples from the 1997 NAEP Arts study;” in M. Stokrocki & R. Clark (Eds.), Waves and Eddies in Art Education. Seminar for Research in Art Education publication.

  • 2003: Diket, summer. ‘The arts contribution to adolescent learning.’ Kappa Delta Pi Record, 173-177. RSu03/Features/154-182 (ed.gov)

  • 2003: Winter: Diket, Sabol, Burton, Thorpe, & Siegesmund, “NAEP secondary findings for artistic achievement among 8th graders,” Translations: From theory to practice.

  • 2002: March- Diket and L. Mucha, “Talking about violent images” Art Education, 55(2), 11-17.

  • 2001, Fall: “A Factor Analytic Model of Eighth-Grade Art Learning: Secondary Analysis of NAEP Arts Data” in Studies in Art Education, Fall, 43(1), 5-17.

  • 2001, Fall: Siegesmund, Diket, & McCullock, “Re-visioning NAEP: Amending a Performance Assessment for Middle School Students” in Studies in Art Education, 43(1), 45-56.

  • 2001: Diket and T. Abel; “Metacognitive Instrument for Tracking Graduate Student Learning in Gifted Education”, Gifted Child Quarterly, 45(1). EJ 623 134

  • 2000: Volume 16(1), manuscript published Arts and Learning Research Journal, “Absence of Body as Context Problem in Email Communication”/part of semiotics and arts learning group of papers with D. Smith-Shank, editor, 104-109. EJ 638 204.

  • 2000 (Spring issue): Diket, D. Burton, S. McCollister, & B. Sabol. “Taking a Second Look: Secondary Analysis of the NAEP Report Card in the Visual Arts”. Studies in Art Education, 41(3)

  • 1998/1999: “Light + Space + Time = Action,” vol. 15, Arts and Learning Research, 138-145.

  • 1999: Diket with S. Klein, “Creating Artful Leaderships: A Work-in-Progress”                                                           International Journal of Educational Leadership: Theory and Practice, 2(1), Jan/Mar

  • 1999: Diket with J. Hornsby, “Nurturing Environment: A Community of Learners Classroom, The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 65(2), Winter

  • 1998: co-aruthor section, “The Semiotics of Art and Time in Visual Culture “, Arts and Learning Journal, Special Interest Group with American Educational Research Association; see, Diket, “Postmodern Museum Space” on pages 46-50.

  • 1997: ED 403 794, Diket and J. M. Lockley (eds.), Assessing Needs of Graduate Students at William Carey College. Hattiesburg, MS: WCC

  • 1997: author, “A Metaphor for Understanding Action-Oriented Study as Research,” Chapter 8, Part II, in La Pierre & Zimmerman’s (Eds.) Research Methods in Art Education; Reston, A: National Art Education Association; Action Research, Part 2, pages 241-245.

  • 1997 (and 1996): Diket Editor with S. Klein, Arts and Learning Journal, a refereed journal for Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association; ERIC document 446 003

  • 1997: “Aesthetic Orientations of Academic Honors Students: Aspects of a Three-Year Longitudinal Evaluation Study,” in Arts and Learning Journal.; also, author “What is the Fit for Art Education Research in Education” under “Signs of Art in American Cultures, p. 111. ED 446 003

  • 1997: ED 393 889, contributing research advisor to M. Keyes, et al, “Performance Assessment: Mississippi at the Cusp”

  • 1996: Editor for published conference Abstracts of the Seminar for Research in Art Education (SRAE); San Francisco; WCC publication available in hardcopy and ERIC Document 424 124

  • 1995: Editor-in-chief Arts and Learning journal, a refereed journal for Special Interest Group, American Educational Research Association; 12(1), ERIC document ED 446002

  • 1995: author Arts and Learning Journal, “Semiotics and Art Education In American Cultures” D. Smith-Shank with Diket, K. Grauer, R. Irwin, C. Jeffers, S. Myers, 12(1)   ERIC document ED 446002.

  • 1995: Author, “The Development of Aesthetic Criteria in College Art Majors’ Written Criticisms, Arts and Learning Journal, 2(1), 105-116.

  • 1995: Diket & Pierre, S. D., “Research Methods and Practices for the Classroom and Teachers; Nuts and Bolts” ED 388532

  • 1995: Editor for conference Abstracts of the Seminar for Research in Art Education (SRAE); NAEA Annual Conference Houston; available in hardcopy and as ERIC document 386 417; published at William Carey College.

  • 1995: Diket & T. Abel, (Eds.) Atypical Gifted Learners and Their Characteristics; Hattiesburg, MS: William Carey College; available ERIC Clearinghouse document, ED 386 903

  • 1992/1995: Author, “Phenomenology: Perception into Praxis” in M. Stokrocki (Ed.), New Waves in Art Education Research; published 1992, Seminar for Research in Art Education; pages 8-14, Republished 1995 by SRAE & Open Door Publisher (Los Angeles, CA), Ed. M. Stokrocki with S. La Pierre & E. Zimmerman, Consulting Editors; available hardcopy and as ERIC document ED 395 871

  • 1995: Author, Chapter 3, “Context for a Profile of a High Achieving Preservice Early Childhood Education Major in an Arts Methods Course,” in L. Galbraith (ed.) Preservice Art Education: Issues and Practice. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 55-63.

  • 1993: monograph, “Meta-Analysis of Effect Sizes after Art Study,” in Translations; From Theory to Practice, a refereed publication of the National Art Education Association, Winter 1993, 4(1). First paper on meta-analysis published internationally in art education; also, listed in the draft Morrison Research Compendium, Schools, Communities, and the Arts, published National Endowment for the Arts, Arts in Education Program; edited Nancy Welch.

  • 1992: Author, “An Exemplary Life: Spinello Aretino’s Cycle of Saint Benedict in Context” in Athanor XI, Winter 1992; Florida State University Art History Graduate publication

  • 1991: Author, “Teaching and Learning Styles: Explanations for Educational Research (Part I), NAEA Advisory, Winter

  • 1991: Author, “Teaching and Learning Styles: Implications for the Art Classroom (Part II),  NAEA Advisory, Winter

 

REGIONAL/STATE PUBLICATIONS

  • 1997: Consulting author to P. Hyatt, J. Jones, D. Pippen, and G. Townsend, “A Study of the Impact of Computer Technology on Performance on the ITBS”, Mississippi Educational Research, November

  • 1995: Diket, Robinson, et al, “Fall 1994 Performance Based Assessment: A Study of Participants’ Attitudes,” Mississippi Educational Leadership Journal, 2(1), 7-12. Sixteen teachers in Diket’s EDU 620 contributed to article

 

B. PRESENTATIONS

 

WEBINARS

  • 2010 NAEA Mixed Methods Group Panelist (July)

  • 2017 NAEA Mixed Methods Group featured speaker (March)

  • 2017 NAEA Data Visualization Group featured speaker (June)

 

INTERNATIONAL

  • 1993: Paper, "Trends in Art Education from Diverse Cultures," International Society for Education through the Arts World Congress; Montreal, Canada

 

 

NATIONAL

  • 2021 Diket, Bernard Young, David Burton, Mickey Day, Dough Boughton, Fellows Forum. “Distinguished Fellows Forum on NAEA History at 75th year: In publication for 2022” in [Virtual] NAEA Annual Conference. Changed with Covid-19 to online; Live Meeting Session

  • Make Your Mark: Creating New Knowledge through Mixed Methods Research, [Virtual] NAEA Annual Conference. Changed with Covid-19 to online, Live Meeting Session

  • 2021 Mixed Methods

  • 2020: Diket, Bernard Young, David Burton, Mickey Day, Doug Boughton, “Fellows Forum: NAEA History: Interpreting History while Making History” in Minneapolis, MN, NAEA annual conference

  • 2020: Diket and Sheri Klein, “Intersectional Approaches: Understanding, Negotiation and Navigating Differences in Professional Life” in Minneapolis, MN, NAEA annual conference, March

  • 2010: Diket with Mixed Methods Working Group, Mixed Methods panelist for Deep Dive Research presentation; Minneapolis, MN, NAEA annual conference, March

  • 2019: Diket, Siegesmund, and Xu paper presentation, “Encouraging Discussion among Educators with Data from Secondary Analysis of NAEP Arts 1997, 2008, and 2016.” Toronto, April, for annual meeting American Educational Research Association.

  • 2019: Diket (chair), Deep Dive Research, “Fellows Forum: NAEA 75th Anniversary Historical Update” at NAEA National Conference. Panelists: Diket, Boughton, Burton, Stankiewicz, and Zimmerman.

  • 2019: Deep Dive Research, Diket panelist with Veon, Brewer, Krantz, Burton (Mixed Methods Research) at NAEA, Boston, “Make your mark: creating new knowledge through mixed methods research.”

  • 2018: “Make Your Mark: Creating New Knowledge through Mixed Methods Research” National Art Education Association annual conference, Seattle, Washington, March.

  • 2018: Officiating for chair NAEA Distinguished Fellows to present new members at general session and for DF annual meeting.

  • 2018: panelist for “Ask a Fellow” interactive session.

  • 2017: “The Cart and the Horse: What NAEP tells us about curricula” Diket, Brewer, and Xu; New York, National Art Education Association conference

  • 2017: “Mixed Methods in Research: Broadening research perspectives and applications” Milbrandt, Diket, Burton, Brewer, and Veon; New York, National Art Education Association conference

  • 2017: Pre Conference, Columbia University, sponsored by NAEA, session with Mixed Methodology group, Diket and Brewer presenting on NAEP data analysis approach and design with team comprised of art education researchers from five universities

  • 2016: Diket & Brewer, “NAEP (RE)Cycling toward 2016” to National Art Education Association conference Chicago, March. Research and Professional Practice Research Lecture.

  • 2016: Diket panelist for Women’s Caucus, “Lead/Act/Transform I: Being an agent of change. NAEA, Chicago.

  • 2016: Diket mentoring panelist for “ASK A FELLOW” session NAEA, Chicago.

  • 2016: Brewer & Diket, “What NAEP has revealed about art learning and a look to 2016” accepted for Art Education Research Symposium, Naperville, IL, March.

  • 2015: Invited Speaker, Alpha Chi National Scholarship Society, collegiate symposium Mississippi Beta Chapter, “Neuroscience, Metaphor, Creative Investigation, Gestalt, and Critical Analysis”

  • 2015, peer review selection for Research and Knowledge paper session at National Art Education Association: Diket, Xu and Brewer, Research Lecture “Guiding Thinking by Instructional Design: NAEP Arts, Reading, and Science.

  • 2015 Best Practice Lecture, “Research Forum on Data Visualization—The continuing conversation; continue with inter university research group in research investigation of topic

  • 2015, presenting with Ask a Fellow research support team at NAEA

  • 2015, Klein and Diket, Higher Education division, Best Practice Lecture, “Mapping Art Leadership Through Social Media: An Arts-Based Inquiry”

  • 2014, peer reviewed papers at NAEA conference in San Diego: Fellows Presentation under Research, Best Practice, Diket, Brewer, and Burton, “Why and How Visual Arts is a Core Subject”; Diket with Visualization Group considering the communication of arts data; panelist two Distinguished Fellows Mentoring Sessions.

  • 2014, peer reviewed paper at American Educational Research Association meeting in Philadelphia, PA: Xu and Diket, “Theory of How Students Progress to Meaning with the National Assessment Educational Progress” in session NAEP from the Student Perspective; examination of test performance impact.

  • 2013, presented peer reviewed papers at the National Art Education Association conference in Fort Worth. Best Practice lecture and Ask a Fellow panelist.

  • 2012, Symposium Arts and Learning Special Interest Group, “Discussing Educational Policy and Implications of Efficacy in the Arts as School Subject Areas: NAEP to Teacher-Made Assessment to Subject Area Growth” at American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Vancouver, April. Diket, Brewer, Xu, and Davis papers.

  • Discussant, invited, Aesthetics, Division C, American Educational Research Association, annual meeting, Vancouver.

  • 2012, Best Practice Presentation, “Why Visual Art is a Core Subject” National Art Education Association conference, New York, NY, March

  • 2012, Research Presentation, Report of Secondary Analysis of NAEP 2012, Visual Arts Consortium members Diket, Brewer, Burton, and Sabol

  • 2012, Panel Discussion, Ask a Fellow Program, chaired by D. Burton, with Diket, and others

  • 2011: Fellow Forum for NAEA conference Seattle, WA: “Creativity over a Lifetime”-Diket chair and speaker with Enid Zimmerman, Jack Davis, and Flavia Bostos

  • 2011: NAEA conference, Joanna Rees, Karen Keifer-Boyd, and R. Diket, Final Report on the Perceptions of Feminist Pedagogy among Art Educators

  • 2011: T. Brewer and R. Diket, NAEF grant in progress report, NAEA conference session

  • 2010: NAEA presentations, Baltimore, MD included super session as invited speaker to present on NAEP, NAEP University Consortium Research Report(“Potentials for Art Education Inherent in National Assessment”, Women’s Caucus Report on “Perceptions of Feminist Pedagogy Among Art Educators” with Kiefer Boyd and Joanna Rees; “Carving out the Core of Visual Arts Education Policy” presented by Diket, Tom Brewer, and Sheri Klein

  • 2010: Presentation on NAEP advantages to field at Southeastern College Art Conference in Richmond, VA, October

  • 2010: AERA poster session on a design for a neuro technology experiment in drawing schemata carried from childhood through adulthood, “Visual Representation: Framing the Self in a Complex World”

  • 2009:  “Forming a hub in order to go somewhere—an example with artistic production, the psychology of creativity, and neurobiological processes.” Presentation at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Division C, San Diego, CA, April.

  • 2009: Proposal on NAEP 2008 and implications for visual arts accepted for presentation in Minneapolis, April

  • 2008: SECAC session reviewing advance documents on the 2008 NAEP visual arts, presented  in New Orleans by Diket and Tom Brewer

  • 2008 Super Session, “Connections between Mental Functions and Artistic Performance,” with Elliot Eisner, Arthur Efland, David Burton, and MacArthur Goodwin,  National Art Education Association conference in New Orleans

  • 2008 paper AERA Division C, “Exploring Theoretical and Practical Congruence in Artistic Process and Neurobiological Functioning. American Educational Research Association meeting in New York.

  • 2008, discussant for session Examination of Methodology, Instruction, and Assessment in Arts Education, SIG Arts and Learning, AERA New York.

  • 2008, discussant for session An Analysis of the 2005 Eighth-Grade Mathematatics Assessment for Differences in Achievement, Difficulty, and Language Complexity by Content Strand, SIG- NAEP Studies. AERA New York.

  • 2007 Invited chair for evaluation paper session in gifted education, American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Chicago, April

  • 2007 Invited chair submitted paper session for neuroscience, “Educational Neuroscience: Philosophy and theory,” American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Chicago, April

  • 2007 Paper presentation, “The value of reciprocity in considering a ‘new creativity’ with artistic life,” National Art Education Association national conference, New York, March

  • 2006 Paper presentation, “Creativity program affect extends into young adulthood,” National Association of Gifted Children national conference, Charlotte, NC, November

  • 2006 Invited chair session for neuroscience, American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, April

  • 2006 Paper presentation Diket and Liverett, “The value of ‘little-c” as reflected in the lives of ‘big-C’ contributors,” American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, April

  • 2006 Paper presentation, “The value of ‘little c[reativity]’ in an artistic life,” National Art Education Association national conference, Chicago, March

  • 2005 Paper session chair, American Educational research Association annual meeting, Montreal, “Educational neuroscience: Research and Applications”

  • 2005 Paper, American Educational Research Association annual meeting, Montreal, April, “Applying the Neurosciences to Educational Research: Can Cognitive Neuroscience Bridge the Gap” Part II

  • 2005 Paper, “Documenting advanced dispositions developed in graduate program,” National Association for Gifted Children national conference, Little Rock

  • 2004 Session Chair, American Educational Research Association, San Diego, for invited neuroscience papers on “Controlling thought, action, and emotion in the brain: Executive functions and neuroscience research implications for education”

  • 2004 paper with Richard. Siegesmund, “Nested instruction in the arts: Letting the students into assessment,” American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Diego, April

  • 2004 Chair of Brain, Neurosciences, and Education Special Interest Business Meeting AERA, San Diego, April

  • 2004 Featured speaker, national awardee Higher Educator of 2003, “Promises, predictions, and Products”, National Art Education Association national conference, Denver, April

  • 2003 Panelist for Southeastern College Art Conference art education policy statement, Raleigh, North Carolina, October

  • 2003 Presentation with R. Siegesmund, “Assessment that is working for the visual arts, Southeastern College Art conference, Raleigh, NC, October

  • 2003: Session chair, “Educational neuroscience: methods and applications,” American Education Research Association, annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2003: Session chair, “Does evidence from the neurosciences support the theory of multiple intelligences?,” featuring eminent scientists and theorists, including Howard Gardner, American Education Research Association, annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2003: Discussant, “Validity, reliability and equity issues in the performing arts,” American Education Research Association, annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2003: Discussant, “Effects of copying from masterpieces on portrait learning,” American Education Research Association, annual meeting, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2003: Invited lecturer, panel discussion for Manual Barkhan Award, National Art Education Association annual conference, Minneapolis, MN, April

  • 2003: Siegesmund and Diket, “Using NAEP in the classroom.” National Art Education Association annual conference, Minneapolis, MN, April

  • 2002: Castle, Conrad and Diket, “Mississippi outcomes for artistically gifted programming,” National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Denver, CO, November

  • 2002: Session Chair: “Diverse perspectives: Educational neuroscience & cognitive ethology” AERA annual meeting New Orleans, April

  • 2002: paper, Diket, Burton, Sabol, and Thorpe, “The 1997 NAEP Arts considered with new directions for learning assessment” AERA annual meeting New Orleans, April

  • 2002: panel presentation, Diket, Burton, & Sabol, “The 1997 NAEP: New directions for learning in the arts” NAEA conference Miami, March

  • 2001: panel presentation “Ammo for advocates: Secondary findings from the 1997 NAEP Arts” Diket, D. Burton, and Bob Sabol; NAEA conference New York, March

  • 2001: Invited chair, “Instructional approaches to teacher preparation”; NAEA conference New York, March

  • 2001: paper, “Making NAEP our own” R. Siegesmund, Suzanne McCulloch, and Diket; NAEA conference New York, March

  • 2001: Chair, “Brain imaging technology and education: Issues and evidence” paper session AERA annual meeting Seattle, April

  • 2001: Chair and presenter, “NAEP secondary analysis: Findings of the Visual Arts Consortium” symposium AERA annual meeting Seattle, April

  • 2000: D. Meador and Diket, marketplace “Contests, competition and confidence” National Association of Gifted Children, Atlanta

  • 2000: Panel presenter “A Secondary Review of Results from the 1997 National Assessment of Academic Progress”; NAEA conference Los Angeles

  • 2000: Presenter :”Semiotics, Art Education and Visual Culture(s)”; NAEA Los Angeles

  • 2000: Discussant for Gifted and Talented research strand; AERA New Orleans

  • 1999: Paper presentation, Diket and T. Abel,”Instructional Management and Evaluation of Professional Growth with Graduate Students in Gifted Education”, American Educational Research Association annual meeting in Montreal, April

  • 1999: Paper presentation “Absence of Body in Email” for Symposium “The Semiotics of Art and Body Visual Culture” during American Educational Association annual meeting in Montreal, April

  • 1999: Paper presentation “Semiotics/Art Education: The Nature of Our Inquiry (1995-1999)”American Educational Association annual meeting in Montreal, April

  • 1999: Paper presentation, Diket and S. Klein, “Creating Artful Leadership” in Curriculum and Instruction strand, National Art Education Association annual conference, Washington, DC

  • 1998: Paper presentation, Diket and L. Mucha, “Signs, Meanings, and Symbols in Children’s Art.” National Association for Gifted Children national conference, Louisville, KY

  • 1998: Paper with T. Abel, “Cognitive mapping as a Way of Documenting Conceptual and Skill Development for Teachers-in-Training in Gifted Education”,  AERA, San Diego

  • 1998: Paper, “Light, with Space and Time Can = Action”, as part of panel in semiotics/art education sponsored symposium on “The Semiotics of Time“ at AERA, San Diego, CA

  • 1998: Session with Smith-Shank and Jeffers, SRAE Workshop for Teachers, NAEA national conference in Chicago

  • 1998: Paper with T. Abel, “Identifying Creative Adolescents: A Person to Program Fit”, Council for Exceptional Children National Conference, Minneappolis, MN

  • 1997: Paper, “Experiencing the Post-Modern Museum,” part of symposia on “The Semiotics of Art and Time in Visual Culture”, American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

  • 1997: Paper, “Norming of Diagnostic Profile,” American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL

  • 1997: Paper, Symposium Member, “Signs of Art in American Cultures; Art Education Meets Semiotics, Part II,” Chicago, IL

  • 1997: Paper, "Student Art Criticisms Considered as Creative Work," National Art Educational Association annual conference, New Orleans, LA

  • 1996: Paper, "An Artful Performance: The Administration of Silence and Sound," Journal of Curriculum Studies annual conference, Monteagle, TN

  • 1996: Paper, "A Model of Creative Interaction in a Publication Environment," National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Indianapolis, IN

  • 1996: Paper, “Aesthetic Orientation of Academic Honors Students: Experimental Aspects of a Three Year Longitudinal Evaluation Study”, part of Symposium, Diagnostic Assessment in Action, organized by C. Stavropoulos. J. Korosik, discussant; American Educational Research Association annual meeting, New York, April

  • 1996: Presenter in symposium Signs of Art in American Cultures: Art Education Meets Semiotics, organized by D. Smith-Shank. April American Educational Research Association annual meeting, New York

  • 1996: paper, “The Art Teacher Using Semiotic Pedagogy;” in research strand, National Art Educational Association annual conference, San Francisco, CA, March; abstract to be published by SRAE

  • 1995: Presentation, “Societal Inquiry through Art,” National Association for Gifted Children annual conference, Tampa, FL

  • 1995: Research seminar with Diket and LaPierre highlighted as Special Event for teachers (manual co-authored by Diket & LaPierre available through ERIC documents), National Art Education Association, Houston, TX

  • 1995: Paper, “Art Development and School Learning,” presented National Art Education Association, Houston, TX; abstract published SRAE

  • 1995: Paper, “The Development of Aesthetic Criteria with College Art Majors,” American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, CA

  • 1995: Panel Symposium, Semiotics in Performance, American Educational Research Association annual meeting, San Francisco, CA

  • 1994: Paper, “A Comparison of Effect Sizes After Art,” National Association for Gifted Children 41st Annual Convention, Salt Lake City, Utah

  • 1994: Paper, "Mentoring Research Proposal Writing Leading to Significant Projects for Students in a Postsecondary Honors Program; American Education Research Association annual meeting (Division J-Postsecondary Education), New Orleans, LA

  • 1994: Research Paper, "Meta-Analysis of Instructional Transfer: A Comparison of Art Curricula"; National Art Education Association (Seminar for Research in Art Education); April, Baltimore, MD; abstracts published

  • 1993: Paper, "Teaching Phenomenology to Adolescents through Art Criticism"; National Association for Gifted Children Annual Convention; Atlanta, GA

  • 1993: Paper, "Twenty-five Years of Research in Art Education: Focus on Statistical Methodology"; American Education Research Association annual meeting, Atlanta, GA

  • 1993: Paper, "The Art of Evaluation: Designing Procedures for Special Programming with Gifted/Talented Students," Gifted and Talented SIG; American Education Research Association, Atlanta, GA

  • 1993: Paper, "A Meta-Analysis of Transfer Effects, Including Achievement, after Art Training Programs"; National Art Education Association national conference; Chicago, IL, research abstracts published

  • 1992: Paper,: "Cognitive Transfer: Outcomes after Instruction in Art at a Creativity Camp" American Educational Research Association national convention; San Francisco, CA

  • 1992: Papers, "Major Issues in Art Education in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, and Europe" National Art Education Association, Phoenix, AZ, abstract published

  • 1992: “The Evaluation of Cognitive Transfer Following Instruction in Art Criticism or Art Appreciation." National Art Education Association, Phoenix AZ

  • 1991: Paper, "Testing Groups of Multi-Gifted Adolescents after Instruction in Art Criticism and Art Appreciation." National Art Education Association  annual conference, Atlanta, GA; abstract published

  • 1991: "Designing Discipline Based Instruction in Art for the Intellectually Gifted." National Art Education Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA; abstract published

  • 1991: Panel member, "Views from the Trenches," National Art Education Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA; symposium on preservice art education

  • 1991: Paper, "An Exemplary Life: Spinello Aretino's Cycle of Saint Benedict in Context."  Florida State University, Graduate Symposium

  • 1990: Paper, "Witness: Art in Action with Gifted Students." National Art Education  Association annual conference, Kansas City

 

    

REGIONAL

  • 2015: Invited speaker, “The National Core Art Standards” at the Mississippi Art Education Fall conference Aligning Our Future at Mississippi College, November13.

  • 2015, Alpha Chi National Scholarship Society, Collegiate Symposium Mississippi Beta Chapter, “Neuroscience, Metaphor, Creative Investigation, Gestalt, and Critical Analysis”

  • 2009: Presentation, “Eudora Welty: Woman of the World” at Mississippi Arts Commission grant event for high school students, William Carey University

  • 1995: Paper with Kim Reid (WCC undergraduate), “Constructivists vs. Behaviorist Methods of Science Education,” Mid South Educational Research Association, Biloxi, MS

  • 1995: Co-authored Paper presented by Keyes, Robinson, and Walters (WCC graduates/masters), “Performance Assessment: Mississippi at the Cusp,” Mid South Educational Research Association, Biloxi, MS, paper submitted to ERIC clearinghouse

 

C. VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS

  • 2020 Painting “Banana Plants” selected by Home Town for national syndication 2021 in a home featured on the House and Garden series

  • 2019: Faculty Show, William Carey University, October, Lucile Parker Gallery

  • 2017 to present: Paintings showing at Odd Fellows Gallery, Hattiesburg, MS

  • 2016: WCU Faculty show: Odd Fellows Gallery, Hattiesburg, MS

  • 2015: “Perception/Reflection” One-woman Exhibition sat Lucile Parker Gallery, William Carey University

  • 2014, “From Illustration to Abstraction” at Artworks Gallery, Laurel, MS, one-woman show, March

  • 2014, “Celebrating Home and the Backyard Garden” one-woman exhibition, YWCA Laurel, MS, Oct.-Dec.

  • 2013, juried exhibition Mississippi Faculty, Lauren Rogers Museum of Art

  • Jan. 18-27, 2011, William Carey University faculty show: Celebrating the Carey Family

  • Hattiesburg Art Walk, exhibition paintings with WCU faculty October 2007

  • 2007: Three-woman show with A. Crumbley and L. Thames, William Carey University Lucile Parker Gallery, “Art among friends” (March)

  • 2007: Featured artist Laurel, MS YWCA, “Recent Paintings” (Feb.)

  • 2006: One-woman show paintings, Artworks Gallery in Mississippi, “Water’s Realm”

  • 2006: Featured artist, Javawerks, Hattiesburg, MS

  • 1999: Costume Designer for Hilton Sisters in Side Show produced by Wess Hughes for LLT

  • 1990: "Artists-Art Educators" Show: University of Georgia, Athens

  • 1988: "Umpteenth Annual Juried Art Show," University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg

  • 1988: Three-Women exhibition, "Art Associates," YWCA, Laurel, MS

  • 1987: One-Woman exhibition in Costume Design, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, MS

  • 1987: Choreographer for Small House of Uncle Thomas Ballet, The King and I, Laurel Little Theatre, Laurel, MS

  • 1981-1987: Costume design, set design, actress, or dancer with eleven Laurel Little Theatre productions; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Grease, Showboat, Mame, Music Man, Guys and Dolls, The King and I, 1776, Wizard of Oz, Damn Yankees, Sound of Music

  • 1966: McComb Juried Art Show

  • 1965: One-Woman Show, Protective Paint Company, Jackson, MS

  • 1964 & 1965: Student Art Shows, University of Mississippi, Oxford

  • 1964-1965: Secretary, University of Mississippi Art Students’ Organization

  • 1962-1963: Cartoonist for The Mississippian, Ole Miss campus newspaper

 

D. CIVIC MEMBERSHIPS                                                                                        

  • 2007-2017: elected Eastman Memorial Foundation Trustee/oversee Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.

  • Member: Laurel Arts League; Daughters of the American Revolution, Colonial Dames of America, Laurel Garden Club (affiliate Garden Clubs of America); Lauren Rogers Museum Advisory Board (2019-present); Debutante Club of Mississippi