The Arts Administration program at Teachers College welcomes a diverse community of learners from all over the world who believe in the positive impact of the arts. Whether you’re a recent college graduate or have experience as a professional, this comprehensive graduate program is ideal for you. You’ll join a cohort of students and move through this academically rigorous program together. From the start you’ll be paired with a peer mentor who will be there to offer advice and answer questions. Unlike other institutions that separate performing from the visual arts, you’ll benefit from the collaboration that occurs in this truly interdisciplinary program. You’ll have opportunities to take elective courses across the university, including access to the world-renowned Columbia Business School, School of the Arts, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, School of Social Work, and Medical School. You’ll also benefit from research opportunities; micro-courses on a variety of subjects; internships in your areas of interest; and networking with numerous arts professionals who come to TC to share their expertise.
Dr Aparicio Morales's written work is featured in the catalog accompanying the exhibition NEO-EXTRA-ACTIVISM–Protocols for Buen Vivir, a 2020–2022 Vera List Center Fellowship commissioned project featuring the work of Argentinian collective Etcétera.
Dr Gregory-Kameka’s most recent research focuses on sociology of the role of arts organizations and their cultural policy landscape in sustaining or disrupting racial capitalism. What is the importance of Black space in the arts in multiple locations across the Black Atlantic, and how is that space created, contested and supported in the pandemic age?
Dr Lena is a keynote speaker at the International Music Research Days 2021 conference with a presentation on the future of genre and the need for a measurement revolution.
Together with Léonie Hénault of the Center for the Sociology of Organizations at the Sciences Po in Paris, Dr Lena presents research on and implications of polyoccupationalists in a presentation titled, "Polyoccupationalism: Occupational Identities in the Postindustrial Era".
Dr Lena writes about how candidates try — and sometimes fail — to effectively use music to bolster their campaigns. According to Dr. Lena, candidate playlists “seem to be about… communicating the candidate’s platform…and in other cases candidates are trying to communicate their tastes.”
In Entitled: Discriminating Tastes and the Expansion of the Arts, Dr Jennifer C. Lena, charts the history of American arts and cultural policy, interrogating the institutions, practices, and technologies underpinning the development of American Art. The book celebrates and critiques key moments, organisations, and actors, as well as giving new insights into our own, contemporary, elites, their taste practices, and social inequalities.