Jeffrey Grubbs, Ph.D.


Adjunct Professor, Department of Art

Phone: (626) 815-2064

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Art Center, Room 1

Jeffrey B. Grubbs, Ph.D., is an adjunct professor in the Department of Art. He is an Associate Professor of art, and Coordinator of the Graduate and Undergraduate Art Education Program at West Liberty University. He is an exhibiting artist, public speaker, author, and educator. Grubbs is the author of "Helping Pre-Service Art Teachers Confront their Pedagogical Belief Systems," in the journal, "International Journal for Innovation Education and Research," as well as "Adding a New Chapter to Art Education History: Visual Culture Curriculum," in the journal "Visual Inquiry: Learning and Teaching Art." In addition, he has been a peer reviewer for journals, "Visual Inquiry: Learning & Teaching Art," NAEA's "Art Education," and Oxford Press. Jeffrey has professional teaching experience at all levels, kindergarten through graduate school, including incarcerated 11-18 year old boys.


  • M.A., Educational Leadership, University of Kentucky
  • Ph.D., Art Education, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Art Education, Miami University
  • B.A.E., Art Education, Herron School of Art & Design, Indiana University

Academic Area

  • School of Visual and Performing Arts (College of the Arts)


  • Postmodern Theory
  • Motivation Theory
  • Art Education History
  • Critical Thinking
  • Curriculum Design
  • Teacher/Student Belief Systems

Courses Taught

  • ART 503 – Foundations of Art Education
  • ART 504 – Contemporary Issues in Art Education
  • ART 577 – Visual Culture
  • ART 603 – Methods in Art Education