Dr. Donna Kaiser Kicks Off Lecture Series at Ursinus College and Sits on Regional Conference Panel
November 1, 2012 — Dr. Donna Kaiser, professor and Director of Art Therapy Graduate Programs, kicked off a lecture series about interdisciplinary careers in the arts at Ursinus College on September 17. The date of her presentation corresponded with the opening of an exhibit called “Access-Ability” at the College’s Berman Museum of Art. Dr. Kaiser is an associate professor and Director of Graduate Programs in the Creative Art Therapies Department. She is also Chair of the Research Committees of the American Art Therapy Association and the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health. Her lecture was followed by two others in the series, presented by WHYY arts and culture reporter Peter Crimmins and founder of the FBI’s National Art Crime Team Robert Wittman.
The Virginia, Maryland, and Potomac Art Therapy Associations collectively hosted a symposium about research and social justice at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia on October 27. Dr. Kaiser was invited to be a part of the panel for the symposium, which was called MAKE YOUR MARK- Art Based Research and Social Justice Initiatives.