Public Policy and Arts Administration (PPAA)

Established 1985

Purpose: To promote study, research, and teaching of issues in public policy and arts administration as they affect and are affected by arts education in schools, arts organizations, and community settings. In so doing, PPAA draws on theoretical concepts and research methods from the visual and performing arts, arts education, law, public administration, and the social, political, and administrative sciences; it thus seeks to widen the pedagogical and research bases of art education, cultural policy, and arts administration. PPAA seeks to provide a network for exchange of ideas, resources, and news concerning policy, administration, and education of the arts.

President: Dr. Trina Harlow
Kansas State University
President-Elect: Beth Dobberstein
K-12 Art Teacher, Eagle, Wisconsin
Communication Liaison: Dr. Sarah Ackermann
Ball State University

Trina Harlow

PPAA President

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