Richard G. Maloney, PhD

Richard Maloney, PhD, is assistant professor and assistant director of Arts Administration and the faculty coordinator of the Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management at Boston University.

Richard has been an arts administrator for the Boston Early Music Festival and the New England Conservatory, where he served as general manager of the Boston Camerata. He worked as a research associate at the Center for Urban and Regional Policy at Northeastern University, and his scholarship has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and published by the Brookings Institution and the Journal of Cultural Management and Policy.

Currently, Richard sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Art for Life, Irish Journal of Arts Management and Cultural Policy, and European Network of Cultural Administration and Training Centers Book Series. His most recent research explores the ways policy networks function and their impact on the implementation of local cultural economic development. An accomplished musician, Richard has played lute, guitar, lavta, psaltery, and hand percussion with several Boston-area early music ensembles. His current focus is the performance of troubadour music.

Richard holds undergraduate degrees from Bates College and Berklee College of Music, a graduate diploma from the Longy School of Music, a master’s degree in Arts Administration from Boston University, and a doctorate in law and public policy from Northeastern University. With previous service on the board of directors for the Association of Arts Administration Educators and the European Network of Cultural Administration and Training Centers, Maloney currently serves on the board of directors of the arts advocacy organization MASSCreative, where he is co-chair of the Arts Policy working group.