Cultural Policy & Arts Administration

We cover a wide range of topics in arts administration management and policy, including:

  • The lives and careers of artists
  • The effective management of arts organizations (including focusing on raising revenue for organizations through donations and effective pricing)
  • The interplay between the arts and civil society
  • Intellectual and cultural property rights
  • The relationship between investments in cultural facilities and local economic development

Faculty Members

Matthew Baggetta
Associate Professor

baggettm@indiana.edu
(812) 855-2783
SPEA 435

  • Civil Society
  • Voluntary Associations
  • Civic Engagement
  • Social Capital

Beth Cate
Clinical Associate Professor

becate@indiana.edu
(812) 855-0563
SPEA 343

  • Data governance and regulation
  • Intellectual property
  • Constitutional law and Supreme Court decision making
  • Religion in public life and governance

Kirsten Grønbjerg
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

kgronbj@indiana.edu
(812) 855-3648
SPEA 300

  • Nonprofit and public sector relationships
  • Scope and community dimensions of the Indiana nonprofit sector
  • American welfare system, nonprofit funding relations, and nonprofit data sources

Monika Herzig
Senior Lecturer

mherzig@indiana.edu
(812) 855-4700
SPEA 433

  • Jazz Pianist/ Recording Artist
  • Jazz History and Education
  • Entrepreneurship and Creativity

Ursula M. Kuhar
Lecturer

ukuhar@indiana.edu
(812) 856-4013
SPEA 410C

  • Arts Education and Community Engagement
  • Labor Relations in the Arts
  • Governance and Leadership
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Arts and Social Justice

Frank C. Lewis
Lecturer

fralewis@indiana.edu
(812) 855-4944
SPEA 356

  • Modern Art
  • Contemporary Theory and Criticism
  • Photography

Michael Rushton
Professor

mirushto@iu.edu
(812) 855-2947
Bryan Hall 210

  • Cultural economics, policy and administration
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Tax policy
  • Current research concerns cultural districts and tax policy towards nonprofit organizations and charitable donations

Michael Wilkerson
Director of Arts Administration Programs, Indiana University

wilkers@indiana.edu
(812) 856-4647
SPEA 323 in the O'Neill Center

  • Arts administration

Joanna Woronkowicz
Assistant Professor

jworonko@indiana.edu
(812) 855-0401
SPEA 341

  • Nonprofit management
  • Urban development
  • Cultural policy
  • Capital facilities investments
  • Applied econometrics
  • Survey methods