Joy G. Bertling is assistant professor of art education at the University of Tennessee and principal investigator on The Data Visualization Project, a project funded by the United States Department of Education. Her research engages with critical place-based art education and other arts-based ecopedagogies including how they can intersect with data visualization practices. Her book, Art Education for a Sustainable Planet: Embracing Ecopedagogy in K-12 Classrooms will be published with Teachers College Press in June 2023. Additionally, she has published articles in various peer-reviewed journals including Studies in Art Education, International Journal of Education through Art, International Journal of Education & the Arts, and Art Education. Her recent research article, “A Portrait of Environmental Integration in United States K-12 Art Education,” was published in Environmental Education Research. In addition to serving as chair of the American Educational Research Association’s Arts and Learning Special Interest Group, she currently serves as founding chair of the National Art Education Association’s Ecology and Environment Interest Group. She also currently serves on the editorial boards of Art Education, Arts Education Policy Review, and Visual Arts Research.

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