Mary Beth Cancienne, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Middle and Secondary Education in the College of Education at James Madison University. Dr. Cancienne teaches courses in English methods and practicum, curriculum and co-curriculum, student teaching seminar and the supervision of student teachers. In 1999 she co-founded the Arts and Inquiry in the Visual and Performing Arts in Education SIG at the American Education Research Association. Dr. Cancienne has published in several journals including the Virginia English Journal, Qualitative Inquiry, Theory into Practice, the Journal of Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue and the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing and in books such as The Handbook of the Arts in Qualitative Research and Knowing Differently. Additionally, she co-edited a book and CD-ROM titled, Dancing the Data. Google Scholar page.