Anniina Suominen

Professori (Associate professor)
Professori (Associate professor)
A806 Department of Art and Media

Dr. Anniina Suominen earned her BA/MA from the University of Arts and Design Helsinki (1999) and her Ph.D. in Art Education from The Ohio State University (2003) and is currently an Associate Professor of Art Pedagogy at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture. Dr. Suominen shares her time between U.S. and Finland navigating and negotiating their landscapes, socio-cultural traditions, and institutional differences. Her attachment to both of these places has shaped her work. Her research and teaching focus on advancing equity and social justice through the arts as well as sensuous epistemologies and pedagogies. The themes she works with are knowing/learning in relation to place and others (including diverse environments and & animals), democracy and diversity in education, curricula and pedagogy that are sensitive to gender diversity, immigrant rights and human rights, and visual/artistic knowing, learning, and research.

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6132 Visual arts and design, 516 Educational sciences


Kuvataidekasvatuksen koulutusohjelmien dialogisuus ja erityispiirteet

Tiina Pusa, Anniina Suominen 2021 Dialogista vaikuttamista - yhteisöllistä taidekasvatusta pohjoisessa.

Turvallisemman oppimisympäristön luominen ja etäopetuksen haasteet

Tiina Pusa, Anniina Suominen 2021 Mahdolliset maailmat

Arts Education Research, Projects and Pedagogy of Three University Programmes in Finland

Anniina Suominen, Mirja Hiltunen, Eeva Anttila 2021 Arts, Sustainability and Education

Infernal learning and the class clash

Anniina Suominen, Tiina Pusa, Minna Suoniemi, Eljas Suvanto, Elina Julin 2021 Research in Arts and Education

Arts, Sustainability and Education

Ernst Wagner, Charlotte Svendler Nielsen, Luísa Veloso, Anniina Suominen, Nevelina Pachova 2021

Tummat tarinat

Tiina Pusa, Anniina Suominen, Virve Kallio 2020

Infernal learning and the class clash

Anniina Suominen, Tiina Pusa, Minna Suoniemi, Eljas Suvanto, Elina Julin 2020

The rainbow museum

Anniina Suominen, Tiina Pusa 2020

Working towards Gender Spectrum

Anniina Suominen, Tiina Pusa, Verna Kuutti 2020 Debates in Art and Design Education

Centralizing queer in Finnish art education

Anniina Suominen, Tiina Pusa, Aapo Raudaskoski, Larissa Haggrén 2019 POLICY FUTURES IN EDUCATION