Sandra Bird, associate professor at Kennesaw State’s College of the Arts, specializes in…
Georgia (Feb 3, 2010) — Sandra Bird, associate professor at Kennesaw State’s College of the Arts, specializes in cross-cultural aesthetics (with emphasis on the Middle East and Africa), Islamic art history, and intercultural curriculum for university service learning projects within public schools. She embraces the idea that people should celebrate each other’s cultural identities rather than creating a climate of fear and misunderstanding. Bird and her students work with local elementary school teachers to create interdisciplinary, intercultural curricula for the children.Link To Website
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.