M.A., Sociology, 1976, University of Chicago
Ph.D., Sociology, 1982, University of Chicago
Postdoctoral Studies: University of Chicago and Yale University
Books: Transforming Museums: Mounting Queen
Displays of Power: Memory and Amnesia in the
Arresting Images: Impolitic Art and Uncivil Actions.
Bureaucratizing the Muse: Public Funds and the Cultural Worker.
Articles: "Our Man in Havana: Robert Mapplethorpe--Myths, Legends, Realities," Art in America, May, 2006.
"Uncivil Wars in Civil (-zed) Places," in MacDonald,
"Bring in da' Noise, Bring in da' Funk," pp. 18-25 in Ishumi/10. [A Decade of Democracy]
A&HG 4173: Arts in context
Permission of program coordinator/director required. A seminar and lecture-style course designed to provide a cultural context for discussions of aesthetic, ethical, and political questions that define and challenge the responsible arts administrators role.
A&HG 4575: Master's seminar in arts administration
Permission from program coordinator/director required. Full-time degree candidates only. Required for all masters students by the last 10 points of their program. Guided independent work culminating in the development of a masters essay.
A&HG 4970: Supervised individual research in arts administration and arts education
Permission from program coordinator/ director required. Independent research in arts administration.
A&HG 5178: Special topics: Critical issues in arts management
Permission from program coordinator/director required. A course in conceptualizing problems. Use of existing documents, studies, policies and databases to support investigations into critical issues, while identifying how these documents have been constructed, their hidden and political agendas, and suggestions for improvement and integration into existing systems.
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