Jeeyeon Ryu, PhD

Interim Associate Dean (General Education)

Jeeyeon Ryu completed her PhD in Curriculum Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and has been deeply dedicated to the arts and education for more than 20 years. Inspired by a variety of artistic genres, she enjoys exploring piano improvisation, photography, poetry, storytelling, and videography to practice artful, reflexive ways of teaching, learning, research, and writing. Jeeyeon’s scholarly interests and publications include themes and variations related to arts-informed pedagogies, curriculum studies, praxis and teacher education, early childhood music education, and creativity in teaching and learning. She is currently the Interim Associate Dean (General Education) at Yorkville University, Chairperson of Cynthia Chambers Award Committee for the Canadian Association for Curriculum Studies (CACS), and co-editor of the Artizein: Arts & Teaching Journal.

Research Methodologies: arts-based research, a/r/tography, autoethnography, poetic inquiry, living inquiry, post qualitative inquiry