Rick Breault

Rick Breault

Visiting Professor

Academic Interests

  • Qualitative research
  • Professional development schools
  • Religion and public education
  • Arts-based research

Top Scholarly Accomplishments

  • Fulbright awards to Hungary and Moldova
  • Imagination Practices recognition from the Lincoln Center Institute
  • 2-time Outstanding Research award winner from the Georgia Educational Research Association

Previous Experience

  • 10 years K-12 teaching
  • Higher education teaching at Black Hills State University, University of Indianapolis, Illinois State University, Kennesaw State University, West Virginia University


Chicago, IL


  • Reading
  • Walking
  • Fitness activities
  • Museum going
  • Music

Future Goals and Aspirations

  • Retire before private foundations take over all of K-16 education

Life Outside the University

  • Reading and conversation about anything but my professional areas
  • Spending time with my daughters

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