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.