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liora bresler


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    • Roles: Project Researcher


  • Higher Ed: Education, Researcher 


Liora Bresler is a Professor at the University of Illinois, Champaign, USA. Her research and teaching focus on Arts and Aesthetic Education, Qualitative Research Methodology, and Educational/Artistic/Intellectual Entrepreneurship. She is the co-founder and co-editor of the International Journal of Education and the Arts. Bresler has published 100+ papers, book chapters and books on the arts in education, including the International Handbook of Research in Arts Education (2007), and Knowing Bodies, Moving Minds (2004). Her work has been translated to German, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew and Chinese. Bresler has given keynote speeches in six continents, and presented invited talks, seminars and short courses in thirty some universities in Europe, Asia, Australia, and America. 


Qualitative Research Methods; Arts Education; Educational and Academic Entrepreneurship 


Bresler, L. (Ed.). (2007). International Handbook of Research in Arts Education. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.

Bresler, L. (Ed.). (2004). Knowing bodies, moving minds: Towards embodied teaching and learning. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer.

Bresler, L. (2009). The Academic Faculty as an Entrepreneur: Artistry, Craftsmanship and Animation. Visual Art Research.

Bresler, L. (2009). Research Education Shaped by Musical Sensibilities. British Journal of Music
Education, 26(1), 7-25.