Rachel Parker

Assistant Professor of Arts Admin / Director of Arts Admin · Southern Utah University

Specializing in legal issues, marketing, leadership, and experiential learning in the arts

Community Engagement Through Art Experiential Learning - Arts Administration Arts Administration Arts Advocacy Cultural Policy

Cristina Della Coletta

Dean, Division of Arts and Humanities · UC San Diego

Cristina Della Colletta focuses on arts and humanities in higher education, historical fiction, Italian studies and cultural studies.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Women's Studies Film Adaptation Historical Fiction Italian Cinema

Linda Naiman

Founder & President · Creativity at Work

Design Thinking, Arts in Business, Leadership Development, Creativity and Innovation skills development, Coaching, Training, Facilitating

Creativity Innovation Design Thinking arts based learning Leadership Development

Marjorie Och

Professor, Art and Art History · University of Mary Washington

Professor of Art and Art History, Specialization in Baroque and Renaissance Artists

Renaissance Art Baroque Art Art Patronage 16th Century Art 17th Century Art

Jessica Kinsey

Director/Curator of the Southern Utah Museum of Art · Southern Utah University

Specializing in community outreach and engagement, museum exhibition curation, and collection management

Art as Architecture Experiential Learning - Arts Administration Community Outreach Through Arts K-12 Art Education Fine Art

Beth Henley

President’s Professor of Theatre Arts, College of Communication and Fine Arts · Loyola Marymount University

President’s Professor of Theatre Arts

Playwriting Theatre Arts Screenplay Writing

Deborah Cullinan

Chief Executive Officer · YBCA

Deborah is a leading advocate on the pivotal role artists & cultural organizations play in shaping our social & political landscape.

Nonprofit Management Civic Engagement COVID Recovery Unemployment Philanthropy

Thomas Smith

Associate Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

Marsha MacDowell

Professor and Curator · Michigan State University

Marsha MacDowell is an expert in museums and communities, traditional material culture studies and digital preservation

Women's Art Art and Health Folklife and Museums Quilt Studies Community-Engaged Museum Work

Professor Claire Surr

Professor of Dementia Studies and Director of the Centre for Dementia Research · Leeds Beckett University

Her research addresses care and support for people living with dementia and those who care for them.

General Hospitals Social Care Patient Support Carers Dementia

Helen Odell-Miller

Professor of Music Therapy · Anglia Ruskin University

Helen is the lead researcher for HOMESIDE, an RCT trial for home-based music therapy for people with dementia & their family carer.

Personality Disorder Adult Mental Health Music Therapy Dementia Arts Therapies

Annabelle Nelson, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Doctoral Faculty in the School of Leadership Studies

Theories of Personality Content Analysis, Narrative Analysis, Epistemologies, Research Methods Consciousness Studies Youth Development Multicultural Education

Lauren Fournier

Contemporary Writer, Curator, Artist, and Researcher · Middlebrook Prize Winners

Lauren Fournier is a writer, curator, artist, filmmaker, and researcher of experimental feminist practices across media

Visual Culture & Theory Curating Filmmaking Environmental Humanities Gender and Sexual Diversity

Matthew Hall

Managing Director · ARTIFEX ADVISORS

Managing Director at ARTIFEX ADVISORS

Disruptive Innovation Big Data Privacy Privacy and Security for Online Companies Privacy and Security of Health Information

Kurt Dewhurst

Director, Curator, and Professor · Michigan State University

Expert on: Museum Studies, Folklore, Folk Art, Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Policy, International Cultural Engagement

Cultural Heritage Practice International Engagement Cultural Policy Folklore and Folklife Museum Studies

Zach Kelehear

Vice President, Instruction & Innovation · Augusta University

An educator with more than 25 years of experience, Dr. Zach Kelehear is a thought-leader on organizational change.

Instructional Leadership Organizational Change Personnel

Jacqualine Grant

Associate Professor of Biology / Museum Curator · Southern Utah University

Conservation biologist whose work focuses on green infrastructure and organismal biology.

Genetics Wildlife Conservation Wildfire Restoration Wildfire Water Conservation

Lisa Phillips

CEO & Founder · The Artistic Edge

Mistakes are practicing for your success!

Leadership & Creativity Arts Education Teaching & Parenting

Ian Garrett

Assistant Professor · York University

Arts Infrastructure and Sustainability Expert

Sustainability in the Arts Technology for Non Profits Performing Arts Issues

Allan Havis

Professor of Playwriting and Department Chair · UC San Diego

The Department of Theatre and Dance chair, Allan Havis is a playwright and novelist, and researches American cult cinema

Arts in Higher Education American and Contemporary Literature Fiction Writing Theater Playwriting