Paul Kuttner is an educator and researcher, working at the intersection of art, culture, education, and social change. Currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Utah College of Education, Paul earned his doctorate from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to his doctoral studies, Paul taught theater, creative writing, and civic engagement in schools and community organizations across Chicago, where he co-founded the non-profit arts organization Communities Creating Change. Paul is a co-author of A Match on Dry Grass: Community Organizing as a Catalyst for School Reform (Oxford, 2011), and a co-editor of Disrupting the School-to-Prison Pipeline (HER, 2012). His work has been published in academic and popular venues, including Curriculum Inquiry and the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing. He is a former co-chair of the Harvard Educational Review (HER) Editorial Board, a board member of the Mestizo Institute of Culture & Arts, and Minister of Cultural Scholarship for the US Department of Arts & Culture.