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CHRISTINA D.

CHIN, PHD
4023 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE #5 ! KALAMAZOO, MI 49006 ! 269-382-6226 ! CDCHIN2000@YAHOO.COM
EDUCATION University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Art & Design, Champaign, Illinois 61820
PhD Art Education, Graduated August 2010, G.P.A. 4.0/4.0 Master of Arts Art Education, Graduated December 2005, G.P.A. 4.0/4.0 Illinois State Board of Education, K-12 Teaching Certification: Visual Arts (#2209787, 2006) Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Evanston, Illinois 60208 Master of Science Integrated Marketing; Graduated December 1993, G.P.A. 3.6/4.0 Michigan State University School of Advertising, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 Bachelor of Arts, with Honors Advertising; Graduated August 1991, G.P.A. 3.6/4.0

EMPLOYMENT
Aug. 2010Present Western Michigan University, Frostic School of Art, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 49008-5213 Assistant Professor of Art Education: Guide undergraduate and graduate art education majors in the development of professional, technical, and scholarly approaches to art education for the K-12 arena. Responsible for designing curriculum, coordinating, and teaching a methods in elementary art teaching course, methods in adolescent art teaching, art education practicum (Saturday morning art program), student teacher intern professional practicum seminar, and graduate level art education foundations and special topics courses. Successful in designing and implementing the Universitys first fully online Masters in Art Education degree program. Actively serve on several university committees annually, including the recruitment, curriculum, advisory, academic program planning, and faculty senate appeals committee. Developed a student ambassador program to enable current students to participate in recruitment outreach to K-12 schools. Helped to guide the redesign of point-of-sale recruitment and marketing materials. Instrumental in the coordination of an exhibition of the entire Schools student work in preparation for a NASAD accreditation visiting team. Revised the BA in Art curriculum to provide students with greater direction and depth of study. Chaired the academic program planning committee, and led a 5-person team in the research and assessment of the Frostic School of Arts performance over the past five years, and development of a constructive plan for the future of the unit. Consistently produce proposals for grants (internal and external), submit scholarly articles to publications, and present at professional conferences at the regional, national, and international levels (see Professional Documents and Presentations below). Coordinator of Saturday Morning Art School: Manage, run, and market the Saturday Morning Art School, a comprehensive community outreach art program catering to 7-18 year old students. Coordinate and guide undergraduates training to become art teachers through this initial practicum experience. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois 61820 Assistant Director of Saturday Art School Practicum: Partner with program Director to manage and run the Saturday Art School, a comprehensive art program catering to pre-kindergarten through high school aged students. Coordinate and guide graduate student mentors and undergraduate student teachers who are training to become art teachers within this program. Instructor for Writing With Video: Guide undergraduate art and non-art majors in creative inquiry, self-reflection, social engagement and media production to communicate artfully and impactfully through time-based video and online media. Instructor for Methods of Teaching Art: Theory into Practice: Guided undergraduate preservice art teachers in the development of K-12 instructional strategies and resources, bridging theory and practice. designmatters Director of Marketing and Public Relations: Designed and implemented marketing and public relations strategy for designmatters, a cross-campus initiative dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary understandings of business, art, science, and communications. Graduate Mentor for Saturday Art School Practicum: Mentored undergraduate student teachers in Saturday Art School practicum and seminar focusing specifically on Pre-K/K and 2nd/3rd grades. Montessori School, Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137 Art Teacher: Volunteer elementary school art teacher for students age 6-12. August Associates. (Integrated Marketing Communications Agency); Wheaton, Illinois 60187 Managing Supervisor, International Marketing & Strategic Research

Jan. 2011Present

Aug. 2004June 2010

Jan. 2010June 2010 Aug. 2008June 2009 Aug. 2007Dec. 2007 Aug. 2003June 2004 May 2002Dec. 2002 Sept. 2000May 2002
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CHRISTINA D. CHIN, PHD


4023 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE #5 ! KALAMAZOO, MI 49006 ! 269-382-6226 ! CDCHIN2000@YAHOO.COM
Designed strategic marketing communications plans for business-to-business clients in a diverse range of industries. Consulted with clients on the best method to efficiently implement (tactically execute) and integrate these programs into their broader marketing and business strategies. Responsible for building lasting client relations. Became an integral resource for clients' internal marketing/advertising teams. Facilitated clients in focusing their marketing objectives and needs, and coordinated agency team to execute strategies designed to deliver against those objectives. Developed the agency's market research capabilities into a profit generating center as well as a strong sales tool/entry-point for selling comprehensive marketing communications programs to clients. Designated the agency's Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) expert. Designed and delivered several agency training sessions on the topic. Promoted from Account Director of International Marketing to Management Supervisor in 7 months. Provided cultural and linguistic guidance on the nuances of practicing business internationally. Beijing Huijia Private School (Elementary & Secondary Private School); Beijing, China 100000 Secondary School Teacher & Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Team Leader: Created program on "Preparation for entry into Western cultures" designed to inform and to placate fears of Chinese students planning on going abroad to study/live in a Western country. Pioneered computer literacy (in English) program for the school. Launched Theory of Knowledge (philosophy) International Baccalaureate curriculum in English. Served as International Team Director for a 7-person on-campus international teaching team. Coordinated team efforts and was appointed the liaison between the team and school administration. Was pivotal in resolving numerous errors in communication. Implemented protocol to improve the flow of communication and, consequently, everyone's morale.

August 1999July 2000

January 1994- Copernicus: The Marketing Investment Strategy Group; Miami, Florida 33139 August 1999 Research Director:
Provided strategic market consulting for blue-chip domestic and international clients in both consumer and business-to-business product and service industries. Advised clients on development of effective, efficient business and marketing plans. Very comfortable in presenting to top-level management and discussing implications of findings on business and marketing strategies. Responsible for maintaining and building client relations. Extremely successful satisfied, repeat customer rate: specially requested by clients to head teams assigned to their project(s). Expertise in proposal writing, presentation, management, execution and analyses of a broad variety of strategic research initiatives, both qualitative and quantitative: Segmentation/Targeting, Positioning, Product Optimization, Profitability Forecasting, Concept Screening/Testing, Ad Testing and Simulated Test Marketing. Specialized in developing Pan-Latin American strategic studies. Directed 30+ person teams across multiple offices, time lines, languages and countries in the successful completion of multi-country strategic research and consulting initiatives (conducted across 5 and 6 countries simultaneously). Designated companys Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) Specialist. Designed prototype for product assessing a corporations IMC practices, a product ultimately incorporated into a highly effective, profit generating corporate consulting/evaluation tool sold as a service of our company. Day-to-day project management of multiple multi-million dollar accounts and 2-30+ person teams. Specially requested by co-workers to lead project teams. Trained countless junior (and even senior) associates on all facets of hands-on, daily project execution. Designed efficient project schedules and budgets. Often consulted by co-workers for guidance on appropriate time and budget allocations for assignments. Excellent record for delivering results on time and on budget. Reputed throughout company for impeccable systematized organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail.

ORGANIZATIONS

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International Society of Art Education (2010-present) National Association of Multicultural Education (2010-present) Michigan Art Education Association (2010-present) American Educational Research Association (2006-present) National Art Education Association (2004-present) Illinois Art Education Association (2004-2005) International Advertising Association (2000-2002) Council on International Educational Exchange (1992, 1999-2000); Beijing Team Leader 1999-2000 Asian American Womens Group - Northwestern University (1992-1993)

CHRISTINA D. CHIN, PHD


4023 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE #5 ! KALAMAZOO, MI 49006 ! 269-382-6226 ! CDCHIN2000@YAHOO.COM
AWARDS/HONORS
Western Michigan University, Faculty Research Travel Grant ($850) (2012-2013) Western Michigan University, Frostic School of Art Faculty Development Grant ($1,308) (2012-2013) Western Michigan University, Faculty Research Travel Grant ($950) (2011-2012) Western Michigan University, Frostic School of Art Faculty Development Grant ($1,500) (2011-2012) Western Michigan University, Frostic School of Art Faculty Development Grant ($1,500) (2010-2011) Conference Presenter, National Art Education Association (2007, 2010, 2012, 2013); Conference Participant (2006-2013) Conference Presenter, National Association of Multicultural Education (2011) Conference Presenter, Michigan Art Education Association (2011) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Teaching Excellence Award in the School of Art (2010) UIUC, Art Education Graduate Assistantship (2003-2009) UIUC, Assistant Director (appointed) of Saturday Art School program (2004-2009) NAEA UIUC Student Chapter Vice President (2007-2008) Founder and Director of UIUC Art Education Graduate Mentoring Program (2007-2008) Conference Participant, American Educational Research Association (2007) Conference Participant, Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (2007) UIUC, Research Assistantship (2007): Director of Marketing for designmatters cross-campus art, technology, and business initiative Selected Exhibitor, book arts: Thinking Outside the Box: Contemporary Book Artists Books show (2006) UIUC, Art & Design School Fellowship (2005) Event Designer & Coordinator, Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation Summer Olympics (2005) Published Series of Artworks, paintings & drawings: Prairie Light Review magazine (2003) Juried Exhibitor, ceramics & sculpture: Annual Exhibition, Gahlberg Gallery (2003) Juried Exhibitor, printmaking: Printmakers Ink show, Windows Gallery (2002) Juried Exhibitor, sculpture: Ceilings & Floors show, Windows Gallery (2002) Northwestern University Academic Scholarship (1992)

PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENTS & PRESENTATIONS:


Academic Papers/Presentations: Single author, peer-reviewed (double blind) articles Published: o Chin, C. (2011). Vibrate Resonate Quicken the educational experience into intensest life. Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association, 64(3), 41-45. o Chin, C. (2011). Critiquing commonly available multicultural art education resources. International Journal of Education Through Art, 7(3), 299-313. Accepted, in press: o Chin, C. (in press). Key dimensions of a multicultural art education curriculum. International Journal of Education & the Arts. o Chin, C. (in press). Cultivating Divergent Thinking through Knowledge Construction and Transformation in Art. Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association. Presentations (juried): International o Chin, C. (presented in November 2011). A non-confrontational transformative approach to multicultural practice. 21st Annual International National Association for Multicultural Education 2011 Conference in Chicago. National Chin, C. (accepted scheduled for presentation in March 2014). No more bulky binders: Mission = Professional CD/DVD teacher e-portfolios. National Art Education Association 2014 Conference in San Diego, CA. Chin, C. (accepted scheduled for presentation in March 2014). Creating art teacher e-portfolios: Stellar, easy and free with Weebly.com. National Art Education Association 2014 Conference in San Diego, CA. Chin, C. (presented in March 2013). Taking Social ActionDeveloping a Curriculum to Debunk a Communitys Unhealthy Stereotyping of Native Americans. National Art Education Association 2013 Conference in Ft. Worth, TX.
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CHRISTINA D. CHIN, PHD


4023 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE #5 ! KALAMAZOO, MI 49006 ! 269-382-6226 ! CDCHIN2000@YAHOO.COM
Chin, C. (presented in March 2013). Negotiating Collaborative Action Research: Community = Teacher + Research. National Art Education Association 2013 Conference in Ft. Worth, TX. o Chin, C., & Cast, K. (presented in March 2012). Structuring and implementing a Saturday Art School practicum/lab research program: What works best. National Art Education Association 2012 Conference in New York City. o Chin, C. (presented in April 2010). A Non-Confrontational Transformative Multicultural Approach: An Elementary School Contemporary Native American Artists Curriculum. National Art Education Association 2010 Conference in Baltimore, MD. o Chin, C., & Erikson, V. (presented in March 2007). Synergizing the Pre-Service Art Teaching Experience with Museum Education Resources. National Art Education Association 2007 Conference in New York, NY. Regional o Chin, C. (presented in November 2011). Benefits and challenges: Comparing two Saturday morning art programs. Michigan Art Education Association 2011 Conference in Kalamazoo, MI. Unpublished academic papers: Dissertation: Transformative Non-Confrontational Multicultural Education: An Implicitly Emancipatory Elementary School Contemporary Native American Artists Program (June 2010) Dissertation Research Proposal: Transforming Multicultural Art Education Practice for a Global Age (Sep 2008) Research vs. Pedagogy in the Art (Teacher?) Education Program at UIUC (a Research I university) (Nov 2007) Case Study: Suggestions to Enhance the UIUC Art Ed Grad Program & A Graduate Mentoring Guide (Sep 2007) An Argument to Warrant the Reconstruction of U.S. Multicultural Art Ed for an Era of Globalization (May 2007) Social Entrepreneurship: Transforming the Anomaly into the Norm (Mar 2007) The Role of Direct Personal Engagement with Actual Aesthetic Experiences in Education (Dec 2006) Why is the Role of Multiculturalism Particularly Important in Art Education Today? (Nov 2006) A Comparison and Contrast of Two East Asian Studies Programs in the U.S. (Nov 2006) DBR & The Mission: The Essence of the Aesthetic Experience (Oct 2006) The Aesthetic Experience as a Pathway to Bliss (Oct 2006) The Aesthetic Appeal and Ideologies of 15 Minutes (May 2006) Resonances Between Coomaraswamys Eastern and Humes Western Philosophies on Aesthetics (May 2006) Humes (1965) Standards of Taste as a Framework for Art Education (Mar 2006) Approaches to Visual Culture (Feb 2006) Graduate Thesis: A Multi-Faceted Look into the Korean American Art Education Experience (Aug 2005) Special Needs Case Study: Adam, a 10-year old with severe cerebral palsy disorder (Jul 2005) What About the Fathers? Families of Children with Special Needs (Jun 2005) Treasures: A 10-week, theme-based art curriculum for grades 6-7 (Nov 2004) Arguments for Implementation of Inclusion Strategies in the Middle-School Classroom (Aug 2004) Inside-Out: A 9-week, issues based drawing curriculum for grades 9-12 (May 2004) Understanding Prejudice and Discrimination: A 9-week, issues-based curriculum for grades 11-12 (Apr 2004) Virtues and Vices: An 18-week, issues-based art curriculum for grades 10-12 (Mar 2004) Taking Flight through Art: A 10-week, theme-based art curriculum for grades 2-3 (Mar 2004) Visual Culture: Merits, Mass Media and Western Elitism (Feb 2004) The Imprint of Music: A 9-week, theme-based printmaking curriculum for grades 8-9 (Dec 2003) Deweys Foreshadowing of a Visual Culture Approach to Art Education (Dec 2003) Greers DBAE and Its Antecedents: A Brief Comparison of Writings (Nov 2003) Lowenfeld, Cizek and Read: A Brief Comparison of Educational Philosophies (Oct 2003) In Full Flight with Ceramics: A 9-week, theme-based ceramics curriculum for grades 9-12 (Oct 2003) Building a Storybook All About Me: A 10-week, theme-based art curriculum for pre-K/K (Sep 2003) Snake Symbolism in Non-Western Art (Dec 2002) Copyright Law in the Era of the Digital Electronic Revolution (Dec 1993) The Asian American Target Market: The Sleeping Dragon Wakes; co-authored with M. Wong (Sep 1993) Residency Report: Copernicus The Marketing Investment Strategy Group (Sep 1993) Nobelpharma USA, Inc., Organizational Structure and Behavior Evaluation; co-authored with M. Rossin & S. Miller (Jun 1993)

Non-Academic Professional Documents/Presentations:


Integrated Marketing Communications Training Seminars (Apr 2002)
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CHRISTINA D. CHIN, PHD


4023 VALLEY RIDGE DRIVE #5 ! KALAMAZOO, MI 49006 ! 269-382-6226 ! CDCHIN2000@YAHOO.COM
Robertshaw Industrial, Fiscal 2003 Marketing Communications Strategic Plan (Apr 2002) Atlas Materials Testing, Q-Sun Investigative Research Market Environment and Product Development Opportunities (Mar 2002) Tellabs, Inc., Trade Show Marketing Expert Interview Analyses (Mar 2002) Axonn Corporation, Competitive Intelligence Investigation of the European 868MHz Market (Oct 2001) Axonn Corporation, Exploratory Research within the Oil and Gas Market (Oct 2001) Atlas Materials Testing, Market Investigation of Q-Sun Usage (Aug 2001) Axonn Corporation, Marketing Plan 2002 Focus: Oil and Gas Market (Aug 2001) Axonn Corporation, Phase II Concept Potential Test and Positioning Research Findings and Recommendations (Jul 2001) Fujifilm, Inc., Positioning Research Findings and Recommendations (Jul 2001) Fujifilm, Inc., Phase I Situation Analysis and Opportunity Search (Jun 2001) Axonn Corporation, Phase I Situation Analysis and Opportunity Search (May 2001) Tellabs, Inc., Brand Strategy Development Program Proposal (Jan 2001) RDN Plastics, Initial Investigation of Downstream Plastics Manufacturers in China (Dec 2000) Tellabs, Inc., Corporate Advertising Overview (Dec 2000) Tellabs, Inc., Global Media Research Review (Dec 2000) Tellabs, Inc., Global Positioning Research Review (Dec 2000) IBP (Iowa Beef Processors), Inc., Brand Strategy Development Program: Phase I Market Segmentation Study (Jul 1999) Ore-Ida Foods Company, Simulated Test Market Results, Profitability Projections and Recommendations for New Product/Packaging Market Entry; co-authored with S. Tipps (Jan 1999) Mobil Oil Corporation USA, Latino Segmentation Study Findings and Recommendations; co-authored with L. Flaim (Sep 1998) Mobil Oil Corporation Mexico, Quantitative Advertising Test Review of Results; co-authored with S. Tonneberger (Mar 1998) Mobil Oil Corporation Mexico, Strategy Development Study Findings and Recommendations; co-authored with L. Flaim (Nov 1997) Dress Barn, Inc., Market Segmentation Study Findings; co-authored with P. Krieg (Oct 1997) Companhia Cervejaria Brahma, US Concept Test Market for Beer and Carbonated Soft Drinks; co-authored with P. Krieg (Jan 1997) Companhia Cervejaria Brahma, Latin American Brand Marketing Strategy; co-authored with L. Flaim & Y. Lamas (Nov 1996) Saks Fifth Avenue Corporation, Loyalty Program Membership Study; co-authored with J. Weiner (Jul 1996) Standard & Poors - Parthenon, Product Concept Test Summary of Findings (Jun 1996) California State Lottery, Segmentation, Targeting and Positioning Strategic Research Study; co-authored with J. Weiner (Nov 1995) AT&T Corporation, Messaging Driver Typology Research; co-authored with J. Weiner (Jun 1995) GAMP (Generally Accepted Marketing Practices) Performance Audit: Integrated Marketing Communications Consulting Manual (Sep 1994) Subway Restaurants, Consumer Focus Group Analyses (Apr 1994) Monsanto Company, Biotechnology Engineering Fact Book - Assessment of Public Opinion Issues (Feb 1994) Saks Fifth Avenue Corporation, Saks Strategic Marketing Study; co-authored with J. Weiner (Jan 1994) Integrated Marketing Communications Tracking and Analysis Manual (Aug 1993)

OTHER SKILLS/INTERESTS:
Studio Arts: Adept in the disciplines of ceramics, sculpture, 3D and 2D design, drawing, life drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, jewelry/metalwork, bookmaking, and narrative (computer-based) media. Languages: Intermediate level of proficiency in Spanish. Computers: Agile with both PC and Mac platforms. Extremely versatile with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and movie, photography, and audio development programs. Avid Traveler: Have traveled extensively throughout Western Europe, Asia, South America, and Central America. Lived abroad in London (1991-1992) and China (1999-2000). Learned how to construct positive outcomes out of seemingly impossible, adversity bound dilemmas. Discovered I thrive on challenges and can survive on less than three hours of sleep a night, even in below freezing temperatures. Certified PADI Open Water SCUBA Diver (2000) Certified first degree black-belt in Tae Kwon Do
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