The 2018 conference takes place May 31 - June 2, 2018 in Houston, TX hosted by the University of Houston and the University of Houston - Downtown.
Friday, June 1 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Preach What We Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for Scholar-Practitioners and Accidental Academics

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As we continue to professionalize the discipline, arts administration educators are further challenged by a changing industry and social and institutional forces demanding that we respond to changes in our community, stay abreast and ahead of changes in practice within our specific fields, and respond to the intellectual discipline of (and expectations related to) scholarly research. Designed particularly for the educator-practitioner, this panel explores various strategies and paths for sharpening the knowledge and skills necessary to best “preach what we practice” while fostering our role as change agents within our professional and academic communities.

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Maria Guralnik

Assistant Professor of Practice in Arts Management, Purchase College, SUNY
Maria Guralnik coordinates the Arts Management program at Purchase College, SUNY currently serving over 200 undergraduate majors. From 1993 - 2009, Ms. Guralnik served as General Manager of the Van Cliburn Foundation where she oversaw career development for the winners of the world... Read More →
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Kathryn Heidemann

Assistant Dean of Arts & Entertainment Management, Carnegie Mellon University
Kathryn Heidemann is a senior arts management professional, artist, and higher education administrator, currently serving as Carnegie Mellon University’s Assistant Dean of Arts & Entertainment Management -- a joint appointment within the College of Fine Arts and Heinz College of... Read More →
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Sherri Helwig

President, Canadian Association of Arts Administration Educators (CAAAE), University of Toronto Scarborough / and / Queen's University
Sherri Helwig has taught practice- and policy-related courses within the long-standing undergraduate Arts Management program at the University of Toronto Scarborough since 2003, and has taught an intensive strategic leadership and board governance course in the Arts Management / Arts... Read More →
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Anthony Rhine

Florida State University

Friday June 1, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm
A300 - UH Downtown One Main Street Houston, TX 77002

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