Visual & Media Arts Faculty
Contact Informationstephen_shipps [at] emerson.edu (E-Mail »)
Professor Emeritus (1971)
A.B. Dartmouth College
Ed.D. Harvard University
Dr. Shipps is an arts educator primarily concerned with the nature and history of "art" as a Western cultural institution, and how best to teach about that. He has written and spoken widely about those concerns in both national and international forums.
An award-winning teacher, he has been a Fellow of the National Endowment of the Humanities and of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, and has served as Chair of the Education Committee of the College Art Association.