Dr. Angela Cornelius is an Assistant Professor of Education in the in the Department of Education and Language Acquisition at LaGuardia Community College, the City University of New York. She received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University, where she focused on interdisciplinary curriculum development within literacy and arts education. Her research interests include interconnected, interdisciplinary, foci: (1) Teacher Education and Instructional Practice; (2) Visual and Cultural Literacy; (3) Art Education; and (4) Social Justice as curriculum. Dr. Cornelius is author or co-author of a book chapter and journal articles in art education and curriculum theory. She holds a B.F.A. in Communication Design and M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Texas State University.