Policy Networks, Urban Economic Development, and the Arts
Photo: flickr/Harvey Barrison
By Richard Maloney
Thursday, February 19, 2015
808 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 109
Rich is Assistant Professor of Arts Administration and Director ad interim of the Arts Administration program where he teaches classes in performing arts management, fundraising, internship, the art world and comparative cultural policy. As a professional musician, he has played lute, lavta, guitar, and hand percussion with several Boston area early music ensembles. As an administrator, he served as General Manager of the Boston Camerata and worked for the Boston Early Music Festival and New England Conservatory. He holds a B.A. from Bates College, a B.M. from Berklee College of Music, a Graduate Diploma from the Longy School of Music, an M.S. in Arts Administration from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in Law and Public Policy from Northeastern University. His scholarship examines how and why smaller municipalities pursue cultural economic development as an urban regeneration strategy. From 2008-2014, he served on the board of directors of the Association of Arts Administration Educators. He currently serves on the board of directors of European Network of Cultural Administration Training Centers, the world’s largest association of arts administration faculty members, and MassCreative, the leading arts advocacy organization in Massachusetts.