Robert Dean Carpenter Turner, Ed.D.
The Art Institute of Austin
Dr. Carpenter Turner is an Assistant Professor of Art and Architectural History with The Art Institute of Austin, teaching survey courses quarterly. Additionally he serves on a number of committees including: Institutional Effectiveness, Faculty Development, and the Gallery, which he leads. As the committee chair of the Gallery committee he coordinates all visual displays of students work on campus, as well as schedules faculty, staff, and local arts organizations exhibitions quarterly at The Art Institute of Austin. Dr. Carpenter Turner also teaches Art Appreciation and Art History courses for Park University and Fletcher Technical Community College. Having taught for well over seventeen years as an instructor in the humanities and manager in higher education, Dean is familiar with curriculum design, facilitating a number of professional development courses including a range of subjects such as classroom management, curriculum development and methodological approaches for the traditional and virtual classrooms.