KAREL ROSE is professor of Education and Women's Studies at the City University of New York (Brooklyn College) and a member of the Doctoral Faculty at the CUNY Graduate Center. She has worked with teachers at all levels in this country and abroad and lectures widely on women's issues. Dr. Rose's publications include book on literacy, African American literature and articles on feminism, writing and teaching. Her co-authored book with Dr. Joe Kincheloe, "Art, Culture and Education: Artful Teaching and Meaning Making" was published in 2003. Dr. Rose's primary research interests are the arts and social issues and university faculty development. In 2001, she was honored with the Teacher of Excellence Award from Brooklyn College.