New Directions in Arts Administration: Who, What, Why & How New Directions in Arts Administration: Who, What, Why & How



Alorie Clark

Arts Learning Coordinator, DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Andrew Taylor

Associate Professor of Arts Management, American University

Diane Claussen

Managing Partner, Head of Theatre Management and an Assistant Professor, 3C Theatre Partners, DePaul University

François Colbert

HEC Montréal

Dr. Jaleesa Wells

Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, University of Kentucky

Jamie Kasper

Director, Arts Education Partnership

John Abodeely

Chief Executive Officer, Houston Arts Alliance

Julie Goodman

Associate Professor of Arts Administration & Museum Leadership and Department Head of Arts & Entertainment Enterprise, Drexel University

Kevin Maifeld

Founding Director and Professor of the Master of Fine Arts in Arts Leadership, Seattle University

Narric Rome

Vice President for Government Affairs and Arts Education, Americans for the Arts

Simon Dove

Executive Director, CEC ArtsLink

Sonja Kostich

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park

Ximena Varela

Associate Professor and Director of the Arts Management, American University


Aelim Kim

PhD Student, The Ohio State University

Al Heartley

Principal, ALJP Consulting

Alain Zedrick Camiling

Chair of the Arts Management Program, De La Salle- College of Saint Benilde

Alaina Faulkner

Distance Library Services Assistant, Florida State University Libraries

Alan Salzenstein

Director of Performing Arts Management, DePaul University

Anne Frost

Program Coordinator and Professor, Humber College

Annetta Latham

Chair, Arts & Cultural Management Department, Coordinator Interdisciplinary Studies, MacEwan University

Avril Joffe

Postgraduate Programme Coordinator / Cultural Policy and Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Bridget Woodbury

Director, Communications & Engagement, Creative Generation

Carol Foster

Special Programs Associate, The International Association of Blacks in Dance

Carolina Blatt-Gross

Associate Professor of Art Education, The College of New Jersey

Courtney Harge


Cristian Campagnaro

Associate Professor at Department of Architecture and Design, Politecnico di Torino

David McGraw

Professor and Program Director of Arts Administration, Elon University

David Snider

Author of Managing Arts Organizations, Skidmore College

Dawn Gibson-Brehon

Assistant Professor of Practice in Arts Management, Purchase College

Debbie Chinn

Managing Director, Anna Deavere Smith Pipeline Projects

Dee Boyle-Clapp

Director of the Arts Extension Service, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Diane Claussen

Head of Theatre Management/Assistant Professor, DePaul University, 3C Theatre Partners

Douglas DeNatale

Associate Professor of the Practice / Program Director, Boston University Arts Administration Program, Boston University

Dr. Lyudmila Petrova


Dr. Rachel Shane

Chair, Department of Arts Administration, University of Kentucky

Dr. Wen Guo

Assistant Professor of Arts Administration, Elon University

Elena Borin

Board Member, Associate Professor, ENCATC, Health and Life Sciences Department – Link Campus University (Rome, Italy)

Elise Kieffer

Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nonprofit Leadership Studies, Murray State University

Federico Escribal

lecturer and researcher, Argentinean Network of Cultural Management, National University of the Arts and the National University of Córdoba

Gabriela Shutt

Seattle Arts Fellowship, Pacific Northwest Ballet

Heather McLaughlin

Professor, Arts Administration & Museum Leadership Graduate Program, Drexel University, Arts Administration & Museum Leadership

Jan Newcomb

Executive Director, National Coalition for Arts' Preparedness & Emergency Response

Janis Astor del Valle

Assistant Professor of Practice in Arts Management, Purchase College

Jay Pension

Florida State University

Jeff M Poulin

Managing Director, Creative Generation

Jen Benoit-Bryan

President, Slover Linett Audience Research

Jennifer Novak Leonard

Research Associate Professor and Research Director of the Arts Impact Initiative in the College of Fine and Applied Arts; SNAAP Board Vice President & Research Director, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Jeremy Peters

Assistant Professor of Music, Wayne State University

Jim O'Connell

Associate Professor / Arts Management Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

Jonathan Kuuskoski

Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship and Leadership; Director, EXCEL Lab School of Music, Theatre & Dance, University of Michigan

Jordan Campbell

Director, Research & Knowledge, Creative Generation

Julie Goodman

Associate Professor, Drexel University

Karen Munnelly

Director of Arts Administration & Assistant Professor, Florida State University

Kathryn Starbuck Mullen

Internship Coordinator & Lecturer, University of Kentucky, Department of Arts Administration

Keith E Kaminski

CUNY Baruch College

Kevin Maifeld

Founding Director & Professor of the Arts Leadership, Seattle University

Laura-Edythe S. Coleman

Professor, Drexel University

Lee Eachus

Director of Undergraduate Studies & Lecturer, University of Kentucky, Department of Arts Administration

Lee Ann Scotto Adams

Executive Director, Strategic National Arts Alumni Program (SNAAP)

Leonie Hodkevitch

Program Director Cultural Management at University of Vienna, EU, University of Vienna/Austria, Clearly Culture

Madeline Smith

Project Director & Research Operations Lead, Slover Linnett Audience Research

Maria Guralnik

Assistant Professor of Practice, Purchase College, State University of New York

Melissa Forstrom

Assistant Professor of Arts Management, Purchase College

Melody Buyukozer Dawkins, PhD

Researcher, Slover Linett Audience Research

Michael Pritchard

Arts Administration Doctoral Student at the University of Kentucky, University of Kentucky

Natalia Grincheva

Program Leader, LASALLE College of the Arts

Noor Murteza

PhD Student, The Ohio State University

Pamela Yau

Assistant Teaching Professor, Arts Administration and Museum Leadership, Drexel University, Westphal College of Media Arts & Design

Patricia Dewey Lambert

Professor, School of Planning, Public Policy and Management, University of Oregon

Ra Joy

Chief of Staff, Office of the Chief of Staff, National Endowment for the Arts

Richard Hornsby

Director, Centre for Musical Arts, University of New Brunswick

Robert Wildman

Associate Professor, Withrop University

Robin Gordon

PhD Student, The Ohio State University

Shannon Lacek

Assistant Teaching Professor, Drexel University

Sherri Helwig

Program Director, Arts Management, University of Toronto Scarborough - UTSC

Stefanie Fatooh

MFA in Arts Leadership Candidate, 2022, Seattle University

Susan Badger Booth

Professor & Program Director, Eastern Michigan University

Tamryn McDermott

PhD Student, The Ohio State University

Tanya Sharp (She/Her)

Principal UX Designer, Delinea

Tanya Treptow, PhD

Vice President & Director of Research, Slover Linett Audience Research

Thomas Breeden

MA in Arts Administration student, Goucher College

Tiffany Bourgeois

Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University

Tom Clareson

Director, Performing Arts Readiness project/LYRASIS

Ursula Kuhar

Indiana University

Victoria Steele

Content Developer and Instructor, Contemporary Arts and Cultural Management Certificate, University of New Brunswick

Ximena Varela

Associate Professor & Program Director; President, Association of Arts Administration Educators, American University