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Shirley Hayes' teaching and professional experience includes 17 years in higher education, 6 years as Art Consultant with the Tennessee Department of Education, and 11 years as an art specialist in grades K-12 in East Tennessee public schools. Dr. Hayes' professional interests are in curriculum planning and instructional approaches in contemporary art education for elementary and secondary preservice teacher education. Specific interests include critical and social theory in art education (critical pedagogy) and semiotic interpretation of works of art. Her refereed publications and presentations can be found at international, national, and regional levels. She holds a Ph.D in Art Education from The Pennsylvania State University, an M.S in Art Education from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and a B.S in Art Education from East Tennessee State University.