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Art and Visual Culture Faculty and Staff

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Professor Emeritus

Dennis Dake

Professor Emeritus, Art and Visual Culture

Mailing Address

Art and Visual Culture Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011

Contact Information



BA, Upper Iowa University, 1966
MA, University of Northern Iowa, 1969

Research Interests

Psychological and neuropsychological aspects of creative and visual thinking and art studio practice; art historical research into the nature of graphic ideation practices in the visual arts; art curriculum development for visual and creative thinking skills; the nature of effective collaborative research between universities and K-12 schools; interdisciplinary education between art and science; effective methods of art history instruction in the K-12 schools; visual literacy