As a faculty member since 2009, Dr. Lorimer currently teaches methods courses in the teacher credential program and educational research courses in the M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Program. Deeply rooted within her teaching, scholarship, and service is one overarching goal: to promote effective learning and social equity in an inclusive environment, thereby ensuring educational excellence for every learner. Arts education is central to this work. Through research, publications, presentations, and community service, she is dedicated to uncovering and sharing knowledge about the visual and performing arts as an influential factor in effective learning and teaching and a catalyst for change.
- Ph.D. Education - Claremont Graduate University
- M.A. Human Development - Pacific Oaks College
- B.A. Human Development - Pacific Oaks College
Necochea, J., Stowell, L. P., McDaniel, J. E., Lorimer, M., & Kritzer, C. (2001) Rethinking middle level teacher education for the 21st Century: A systems approach. In V. Anfara, Jr. (Ed.). The Handbook of Research in Middle Level Education. Greenwich: CT. Information Age Publishing.
Lorimer, M. (1999). Create a classroom plan. In S. Totten, C. Johnson, L. Morrow, & T. Sill Briegel (Eds.). Preparing Middle Level Educators: Practicing What We Preach. New York: NY. Falmer Press.
Lorimer, M. (1999). Reinforcing comprehension of adolescent development. In S. Totten, C. Johnson, L. Morrow, & T. Sill-Briegel (Eds.). Preparing Middle Level Educators: Practicing What We Preach. New York: NY. Falmer Press.
Lorimer, M. (under review). Cultivating aesthetic education and creative expression for teachers and students in migrant education. The Educational Forum.
Lorimer, M. (2012). Infusing arts-integrated learning into preservice teacher education. AILACTE Journal. 9(1), 83-97.
Lorimer, M. (2011). Arts-infused learning in middle level classrooms. Journal for Learning through the Arts, 7(1). http://escholarship.org/uc/item/0hp6g86s
Lorimer, M. (2006). Using aesthetic scanning to enrich social studies instruction for middle school students. Social Studies Review, 45(2), 26–29.
Lorimer, M. (2006). Research summary: Bullying. Retrieved from http://www.nmsa.org/Research/ResearchSummaries/Bullying/tabid/709/Default.aspx
Lorimer, M. (2009). Using interdisciplinary arts education to enhance learning. Principal. 8–12. (invited publication)
Porter, L. & Lorimer, M. (2005). Peace education. Encounter, 18(1), 13–18.
Taylor, D. & Lorimer, M. (2002) Helping boys succeed. Educational Leadership, 60(4), 68–70.
Chadwick, F., Wendling, L., Lorimer, M., & Hanor, J. (2003). Collaboration and Arts Infusion in a Teacher Education Program. University of Hawaii International Conference on Education. January 7-10. Honolulu: HI. Published at conference proceedings.