Christine Ballengee-Morris

Christine Ballengee-Morris

Christine Ballengee-Morris

Professor of Arts Administration, Education and Policy

1961 Tuttle Park Place
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Visual Culture and Critical Race Theory
  • American Indian Studies
  • Integrated Curriculum


  • 1995 Ph.D., Art Education, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
  • 1992 M.A., Art Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH
  • 1980 B.S., Art Education, Miami University, Oxford, OH

Dr. Ballengee-Morris is a Professor in the Arts Administration, Education and Policy Department and former American Indian Studies Coordinator for The Ohio State University. She was the founding director of The Multicultural Center at OSU. Dr. Ballengee-Morris' teaching experiences include: fourteen years in the public school system, twenty years as an artist-in-residence in public schools and five countries, higher education since 1992, and international teaching. In 2007, she co-authored a book Interdisciplinary Approaches to Teaching Art in High School (NAEA Publications) and 2013 another book with Kevin Tavin, Stand(ing) Up, for a Change: Voices of Arts Educators. She is a Cherokee-Appalachian and performs flatfoot dance with her musician husband, David Morris, and son, Jack. She has received the 2013 June King McFee Award for her work around diversity, the 2012 National Art Education Fellow Award, the 2008 National Art Education Higher Education Western Division Award, the 2007 Ziegfeld Award for Diversity, the 2006 National Art Education Grigsby Award (research in and commitment to diversity) and the 2000 OSU-Newark research and service award.