Maureen Roberts

Dr. Maureen Y. Roberts, Associate Professor of Design

School of Engineering and Textiles
Philadelphia University



Hearts & Flowers by the Lake Shore Hearts & Flowers by the Lake Shore, hand-made paper & gouache, 2004


Creative Activities

  • Hand-made paper with polyester and polypropylene fibers.
  • Paintings.


Formal Education

      ·        Ph.D. in Art Education, Pennsylvania State University

      ·        Master’s of Science in Studio Art, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

      ·        Bachelor of Fine Arts, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio. Painting/Crafts with completion of

            requirements for State Certification in Art Education.


Teaching and Administrative Work Experience


1993-Present               -Associate Professor of Design, Foundation Studies, STMT


1991-1993                                     -Coordinator of Design Foundation Studies, STMT


1988-1990                                     -Coordinator of Fashion Design curriculum, PCT&S


Spring 1989                 -Visiting Lecturer in Art Education Methods for pre-service

elementary education majors. Penn State University, Abington Campus.


1986-1988                                     -Coordinator of summer design workshops for high school

students; and high school art teachers, PCT&S.


Summer 1984               -Adjunct instructor, School of Visual Arts, Penn State University,

University Park, PA.


1983-1984                                     -Teaching Assistant, Penn State University, University Park, PA.


1976-Present               -Tenure Track appointment to Instructor, then Assistant, then

Associate Professor of Design, STMT, Philadelphia University. Tenured 1980.


Professional Associations


  • National Art Education Association, Past Chair of Committee on Life-long Learning.
  • F.A.T.E.(Foundations in Art: Theory & Education).