Arts Policy & Administration Graduates & Job Placements

The OSU Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy has an excellent placement record. Our graduates have been very successful in securing positions in academic institutions, government agencies, for profit and non-profit arts organizations, and private industry. 

APA Graduates


Job Title

Omar Clarke LA Film School Instructor
Charlie Calhoun EdVenture Children's Museum Museum Experiences Associate
Chelsea Conway Not reported  
Susannah Montgomery Undergraduate Program in International Media and Entertainment Management, InHolland University of Applied Sciences University Lecturer
TC Thomason Not reported  

APA Graduates


Job Title

Si Chen Not reported  
Jessie Crawford Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University Program Assistant
Elle Pierman PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student

APA Graduates


Job Title

Marly Coldiron HDR, Inc. Administrative Asst.
Joshua Coy Wayne Center for the Arts Executive Director
Elizabeth Frantz Walters Art Museum Manager of Individual Giving
Wen Guo PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student
Jessica Sarber Thurber House Program Assistant
Jarred Small Ohio Arts Council Arts Leaning Coordinator
Laura Spires Columbus Children's Choir Program Manager
Chen Wang PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student
Yifan Xu PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student

APA Graduates

Lainie Chrisman Teach for America Teacher
William Johnson Julliard School Data Analytics Manager
Nakyung Rhee PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student

APA Graduates

Cristina Benedetti PhD Student Comparative Studies OSU Student
Cassandra Clem Not reported
Benjamin Delgado American Film Institute Assistant Film Programmer

APA Graduates

Mini Gu World Education Services Credential Evaluator
Gretchen McIntosh, PhD Dublin Arts Council Dir. of Evaluation & Stewardship
Carrie Krochta Zinio, Ho Chi Minh City Project Manager
Tiffany Lewis, PhD Not reported  

APA Graduates

Caitlin Butler City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program Director of Development
Sara Cortell Vandersypen Louisiana State Univ. Museum of Art Assoc Director of Development
and Certified Fund Raising
Lawon Lee PhD Student in AAEP OSU Student
Jennifer McCool Unified Theatre, Inc. Director of Programs
Nicole Sterling Sacramento Theatre Company Development Director
Kristi Wilcox Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP Litigation Associate

APA Graduates

Dana Martin Facebook Artist in Resident Program
Rachel Smith Corita Art Center Director

APA Graduates

Elizabeth Celeste Stanford Dept. of Art & Art History

Asst. Curator & Programming

Jake Xiaolu Chen Tibet Beiao Cultural Ind. Holdings Co., Ltd Deputy General Manager
Jorie Emory, PhD River Network Institutional Giving Manager
Janelle Hallett Ohio Arts Council Grants Coordinator
Brea Heidelberg, PhD Rider University Assistant Professor
Melissa Keeley Telltale Photography Owner
Jennifer Sciantarelli University of Kentucky, College of Fine Arts Communications Director
Jerome Socolof, PhD University of Houston-Downtown Assistant Professor
Molly Uline-Olmstead Columbus Museum of Art Manager for Studio Initiatives
Vanessa Xuan Wang Roland Berger Consultant

APA Graduates

Mara Gross Balk, PhD Not reported  
Corinne Conard Not reported  
Erin Hoppe VSA Ohio Executive Director
Stella Law Flying Horse Farms Data Management Officer
Yangqiao Lu Not reported  
Jennifer Miller Sierra Club Ohio Director
Emily Wise VanderWoude Hood College Director of Leadrship Giving
Yang Yang Not reported  

APA Graduates

Keonna Hendrick The Museum of Modern Art Family Programs Educator
Stacia Kuceyeski Ohio History Connection Director, Outreach
Cecily Marbach Not reported  
Katherine Paschal The College of William and Mary Project Manager for University Marketing and Advancement Communications
Kelly Stevelt Columbus Metropolitan Library Director of Development
and Affinity

APA Graduates

Lin An The Boston Consulting Group Project Leader
Melissa Donovan City of Upper Arlington, OH Cultural Arts Commissioner
Ashley Martin Not reported
Julia Klaiber Kraeger The Brookings Institution Director of Networks,
Metropolitan Policy Program
Carol Kotilainen INSPIRED International, LLC Owner
Sara Pennington-Busick Busick Design Owner

APA Graduates

Christopher Burgess College of Charleston Adjunct Professor
Rebekah Chodoff Kuschmider Not reported  
Kendra Girardot Not reported  
Laura Scholz Not reported  

APA Graduates

Alicia Oddi Rev1 Ventures Director,
Marketing Communications
Fan Yang University of Maryland-Baltimore County Assistant Professor

APA Graduates

Jennifer Spolnik Freelance Web, Graphic & Instructional
Abbe Turner Lucky Penny Farm Owner

APA Graduates

Eileen Kennedy Hylton Performing Arts Center Director of Development
Hsin-Jung Pai Not reported  
Lisa Sharimitaro University of Washington, CHSCC Administrator of Program
Edward Yong Wang Tides Foundation Senior Advisor,
Program Innovation

APA Graduates

Michelle Brown Not reported
Pamela Faust Kenyon College Executive Assistant
Emily Redington Modak OSU Wexner Medical Center Grants Manager

APA Graduates

Christa Flueck Bernardo University of Cincinnati Director of Development
Laura Biddle-Clarke Tawani Foundation Fundraising and Grants
Joanne Kirves Arts Longmont Executive Director
Micheal Musick Western Illinois University Coordinator, Cultural Events
Lisa Rovner BalletMet Stewardship and Individual
Campaign Manager
Eric Wallner Torpedo Factory Art Center CEO

APA Graduates

Elizabeth Jewell Becker Children's Hunger Alliance Senior Director,
Annual & Major Gifts
Kellie Feltman Not reported  
Kathleen Keys, PhD Boise State University Professor
Lark Shirley-Stevens Furniture First VP of Communications
Barry Stinson Pace University Asst VP of International
Progams & Services
Jennifer Taylor James Madison University Assistant Professor