Dr. Fahey's research interests include reflective practice and meta-cognition in art teaching and making, arts integration, service learning in art, and socially engaged art. He is published in such journals as The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas; Art Education: The Journal of the National Art Education Association; Visual Arts Research; Gifted Child Today; School Arts and CAEA Collage. Additionally, Dr. Fahey co-chaired the Colorado Academic Visual Arts Standards Committee and served as facilitator of the Colorado Sample Curriculum Project with the Colorado Department of Education; co-authoring numerous units of study.
Dr. Fahey has been on the editorial boards of Seminar for Research in Art Education Abstracts, serving two years as editor; Visual Arts Research; and most recently on the editorial board of Arts Education Policy Review.
With over 70 professional juried presentations, Dr. Fahey has presented at such conferences as the National Network for Education Renewal, National Art Education Association, Colorado Art Education Association, Center for Integrated Arts Education, International Society for Education through Art, International Conference on Service-Learning Research, ArtSource Colorado, and the National Conference on Foundations in Art: Theory and Education.
Selected publications and essays can be found by clicking the titles on the right.