Dr. Robert Brown is a senior lecturer in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Melbourne. His ongoing research interests are interconnected and include: child, youth and family engagement, artful pedagogies, creativity and play, cultural citizenship and teacher reflective practice. Drawing from
methodologies including participatory action research, narrative inquiry and ethnography, Robert has led multi-disciplinary projects centred on young people’s arts-based engagement and learning in early childhood, school and community contexts. Robert’s current research is focused on how artists, museum educators and teachers engage young people museums, galleries and other cultural institutions.