AUTHORED BOOK

A Circle of Empowerment: Women, Education, and Leadership

New York: State University of New York Press, 1995.

EDITED BOOK

A/r/tography: Geijutsuka/Kenkyushaa/Kyouikusha to shite Ikiru Tankyu no Houhou. [A/r/tography: A Methodology of Living Inquiry as Artist/Researcher/Teachers]

K. Kasahara and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Himeji: Book Way, 2019

EDITED BOOK

Storying the World: The Contributions of Carl Leggo on Language and Poetry

Rita L. Irwin, Erika Hasebe-Ludt, and Anita Sinner, editors. New York: Routledge, 2019

EDITED BOOK

Provoking the Field: International Perspectives on Visual Arts Dissertations in Education

Anita Sinner, Jeff Adams and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Bristol, UK: Intellect

EDITED BOOK

Visually Provoking: Dissertations in Art Education

Anita Sinner, Timo Jokela and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Rovaniemi, Finland: University of Lapland Press, 2018

EDITED BOOK

The Flaneur and Education Research: A Metaphor for Knowing, Being Ethical and New Data Production

Alexandra Lasczik Cutcher and Rita L. Irwin, editors. New York: Palgrave, 2018

EDITED BOOK

StARTing With..., (4th Edition)

Kit Grauer, Rita L. Irwin, and Michael J. Emme, editors. Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2018.

EDITED BOOK

Pesquisa Educacional Baseada em Artes: A/r/tografia (published in Portuguese; in English: Arts-based Educational Research: A/rtography)

Belidson Dias and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Santa Maria, Brazil: Editoraufsm, 2013.

EDITED BOOK

StARTing With..., (3rd Edition)

Kit Grauer, Rita L. Irwin, and Michael J. Emme, editors. Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2011.

EDITED BOOK

Being with A/r/tography

Stephanie Springgay, Rita L. Irwin, Carl Leggo, and Peter Gouzouasis, editors. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers, 2008.

EDITED BOOK

Re-visions: Readings in Canadian Art Teacher Education, (3rd Edition)

Rita L. Irwin, Kit Grauer, and Michael J. Emme, editors. Toronto: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2007.

EDITED BOOK

StARTing With..., (2nd Edition)

Kit Grauer and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2005. 

EDITED BOOK

Curriculum in a New Key: The Collected Words of Ted T. Aoki

William F. Pinar and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2005. 

EDITED BOOK

StARTing With...

Kit Grauer and Rita L. Irwin, editors. Kingston, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2004. 

EDITED BOOK

A/r/tography: Rendering Self Through Arts-Based Living Inquiry

Rita L. Irwin and Alex de Cosson, editors. Vancouver, BC: Pacific Educational Press, 2004. 

EDITED BOOK

Women Art Educators V: Conversations Across Time;Remembering, Revisioning, Reconsidering

Kit Grauer, Rita L. Irwin, and Enid Zimmerman, editors.
Vancouver, BC: Canadian Society for Education through Art and the National Art Education Association, 2003.

EDITED BOOK

Readings in Canadian Art Teacher Education (2nd Edition)

Rita L. Irwin and Kit Grauer, editors. London, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 2001.

EDITED BOOK

Repertoire Mondial des Collections et des Fonds D'Archives de L'Art des Enfants (2e Edition)

Rita L. Irwin and Nancy Retallack-Lambert, editors.
London, Ontario: Canadian Society for Education through Arts, 2000. 
*this is the French version of the English collection listed below

EDITED BOOK

Beyond the School: Community and Institutional Partnerships in Art Education

Rita L. Irwin and Anna M. Kindler, editors. Reston, VA: National Art Education Association, 1999. 

EDITED BOOK

Readings in Canadian Art Teacher Education

Rita L. Irwin and Kit Grauer, editors. Boucherville, Quebec: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 1997.

EDITED BOOK

The CSEA National Policy and Supporting Perspective for Practice Guidelines

Rita L. Irwin, editor. Boucherville, Quebec: Canadian Society for Education through Art, 1997.