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Olga Ivashkevich

Associate Professor
Art Education
School of Visual Art and Design
University of South Carolina

Office MM 331
Phone Number 777-6223
Website Olga Ivashkevich - Website
Higher Education:
Ph.D. in Art Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2008
M.A. in Art Education, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2002
Mary J. Rouse Early Professional Award, Women’s Caucus, National Art Education Association, 2015
Southeastern Region Higher Education Art Educator Award, National Art Education Association, 2014
Higher Education Award, South Carolina Art Education Association, 2012
Dissertation Fellowship, Art Education Department, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2006–2007
Teaching Excellence Award, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2006


Dr. Ivashkevich’s research interests include girlhood studies, social justice and feminist pedagogies, and children’s and youth new media production. She is an affiliate of Women’s and Gender Studies program and conducts art and new media workshops for at-risk girls from local communities. Dr. Ivashkevich co-edited an interdisciplinary anthology “Girls, Cultural Productions, and Resistance” (with Michelle S. Bae) published by Peter Lang. Her articles appeared in a number of peer-reviewed journals such as Studies in Art Education, Visual Arts Research, International Journal of Education & the Arts, Visual Culture and Gender, Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education, and Art Education.