Meet the Authors
Gene Mittler is one of
the authors of Glencoe's middle school/junior high art series,
Introducing Art, Exploring Art, and Understanding
Art. He is also author of Art in Focus, a chronological
approach to art for Glencoe's senior high program, and Creating
and Understanding Drawings. He has taught at both the
elementary and secondary levels and at Indiana University.
He received an M.F.A. in sculpture from Bowling Green State
University and a Ph.D. in art education from the Ohio State
University. He has authored grants and published numerous
articles in professional journals and has lectured in the
United States and abroad. Dr. Mittler is currently Professor
Emeritus at Texas Tech University.
Rosalind Ragans is
one of the authors of Glencoe's middle school/junior high art
series, Introducing Art, Exploring Art and Understanding
Art. She served as senior author on the elementary program
Art Connections for the SRA division of McGraw-Hill, and wrote
the multi-level, comprehensive ArtTalk text for Glencoe's
senior high program. She received a B.F.A. at Hunter College,
CUNY, New York, and earned a M.Ed. in Elementary Education at
Georgia Southern University and Ph.D. in Art Education at University
of Georgia. Dr. Ragans has taught art in grades K-12, and has
earned honors including National Art Educator of the Year for
1992. She is currently Associate Professor of Art Education
Emerita at Georgia Southern University.
Jean Morman Unsworth,
author, teacher, and consultant, is one of the authors of
Glencoe's middle school/junior-high book Introducing Art.
Educated at the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Notre
Dame, and the University of Georgia, she has taught elementary
through graduate levels and was Professor of Fine Arts at
Loyola University of Chicago until 1987. She initiated and
designed Chicago Children's Museum and the Interdisciplinary
Arts Masters program at Columbia College in Chicago. She now
give full time to writing and consulting.
Faye Scannell is an art
specialist, lead art technology teacher, and teacher educator
in the Bellevue, Washington Public Schools, the Bellevue Art
Museum, and through Seattle Pacific University. She has written
technology activities for Glencoe's Introducing Art, Exploring
Art, Understanding Art, and ArtTalk. She was
educated at Kutztown State University of Pennsylvania, Lesley
College, and several Washington universities. In 1993 she
received the Art Educator of the Year Award from the Washington
Art Education Association.