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Dr. Dana Bush

Dana Keller Bush, Ph.D.

Family and Consumer Sciences Department Chair and Associate Professor


  • B.S. Eastern Kentucky University
  • M.S. University of Kentucky
  • Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Studies in Higher Education

Research/Academic Interests

  • Aesthetic development
  • Developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Educating adults about the need for play in the lives of young children

Associations/Affiliations/Work History

  • President-elect for the National Coalition of Campus Children’s Centers
  • Holds Commonwealth of Kentucky Director’s Credential
  • Holds Commonwealth of Kentucky Training Credential
  • Former preschool teacher
  • Former executive director of a non-profit early childhood program