PhD Graduates & Job Placements

The Ohio State University Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy has an excellent placement record. Our graduates have been very successful in securing positions in major research universities and liberal arts colleges, while others have pursued careers in government agencies, for profit and non-profit organizations, and public and private school systems. 

Rather than providing a sample of notable placement successes, we provide below a comprehensive list of our placements of PhD graduates since 2000.

2017 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Jessica Hey Not reported
Ahran Koo Department of Art and Design, California State University, Fresno Assistant Professor
Stephen Morrow Not reported
Karen Munnelly College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin Director of Professional Programs
     

2016 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

William Johnson Julliard School Data Analytics Manager
Heather Kaplan Department of Art, University of Texas at El Paso Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Education
Rawon Lee Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Lecturer
Tim Smith Not reported  
Jason White Department of Arts Management, College of Charleston Assistant Professor of Arts Management & Entrepreneurship
     

2015 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Yeunkyung Claire Choo     Not reported  
Jason Cox Department of Art, University of Toledo Assistant Professor of Art Education
Jorie Emory River Network Institutional Giving Manager
Tiffany Lewis Not reported  
Gretchen McIntosh Dublin Arts Council Dir. of Evaluation and Stewardship
Li Shao Not reported  
Hyesun Shin Department of Public Administration, Hanyang University Lecturer
     

2014 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Kate Collins College of Fine Arts & Communication, Towson University Visiting Assistant Professor
Melissa Crum Mosaic Education Network, LLC Owner
Michael Kellner Department of Design, The Ohio State University Lecturer
Connie Lutz The Ohio State University at Lima Lecturer
Younglim Nam Korea National University of Education Lecturer
Ross Schlemmer Art Department, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Instructor
Ruth Smith Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy, The Ohio State University Progam Coordinator
Juuso Tervo Department of Art, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture Post Doctoral Researcher
     

2013 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Loren Bucek Columbus City Schools Teacher
Brea Heidelberg Arts Administration, Rider University Assistant Professor of Arts Administration
Brian Kane Not reported  
Dahyun Lee Hongik University-Korea Lecturer
Marissa Nesbit School of Theatre and Dance, East Carolina University Assistant Professor
Curt Vance The Ohio State University Lecturer
Yinghua Wang Ohlone College Instructor
     

2012 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Meaghan Nelson Department of Art, Middle Tennessee State University Assistant Professor
Loring Resler Burgess-Peterson Academy, Atlanta Public Schools Teacher
Manisha Sharma School of Art, University of Arizona Assistant Professor of Art
Jerome Socolof Department of Arts and Humanities, University of Houston-Downtown Assistant Professor
Justin Sutters Department of Art and Design, Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville Assistant Professor
Susannah Van Horn Michigan State University Instructor
Kim Ping Yim Hong Kong Institute of Education Lecturer
     

2011 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Joni Boyd-Acuff Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy, The Ohio State University Assistant Professor
Woong Jo Chang Department of Arts and Cultural Management, Hongik University - Seoul, Korea Assistant Professor
Hsiao-ping Chen Department of Art and Design, Grand Valley State University Associate Professor
Vittoria (Vicki) Daiello School of Art, University of Cincinnati Associate Professor
Laura Evans Department of Art Education and Art History, University of North Texas Assistant Professor
Mara Gross Not reported  
Insul Kim Chonnam National University- Korea Assistant Professor
Aaron Knochel School of Visual Arts, Pennsylvania State University Assistant Professor
Bill Nieberding School of Art, Stephen F. Austin State University Assistant Professor
Toni Smith Columbus Landmarks Foundation Program Manager
Courtnie Wolfgang Department of Art, Virginia Commonwealth University Assistant Professor
     

2010 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Amanda Alexander Department of Art and Art History, The University of Texas at Arlington Assistant Professor
Verona Barnes Retired  
Jeffrey Grubbs Colorado Northwestern Community College Dean of Academic Instruction
Laura Hetrick School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Assistant Professor
John Hom Department of Art, Music and Theatre, Armstrong State University Assistant Professor
Tanisha Jackson Not reported  
James Marchant Department of Performing Arts, Elon University Assistant Professor
Jungeun Song University of Seoul-Korea Researcher
Beth Thomas School of Fine and Performing Arts, SUNY - New Paltz Assistant Professor
     

2009 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Sharon Buda Wyandot Elementary School, Dublin City Schools Teacher
John Derby Department of Visual Art, University of Kansas Assistant Professor
Hwi Jung Kim Korean National Assembly Research Service/ HongIk Graduate School of Business Research Analyst
Minha Lee School of Convergence and Liberal Arts at Chung-Ang University Assistant Professor
Teresa Roberts Barbara Ingram School for the Arts Foundation Teacher
Shari Savage Department of Arts Administration, Education and Policy, The Ohio State University Assistant Professor
     

2008 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Maribea Barnes-Marsano School of Art and Design, Marshall University Associate Professor
Ivy Chevers Communications, Humanities & Arts, Frederick Community College Assistant Professor
Connie De Jong World Peaces Owner
David Guion Dublin Arts Council Executive Director
Yi-hui Huang Digital Media Technologies, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Associate Professor
Hyun-il Jung Korea National University of Education  
Rina Kundu Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Assistant Professor
Juju Masunah Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia Unknown
Eleonora Redaelli Department of Arts and Administration, University of Oregon Assistant Professor
Melinda Rhoades College of Education and Human Ecology, The Ohio State University Assistant Professor
     

2007 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Sally Beatty Heidrick & Struggles Principal
Hyojung Cho Museum of Texas Tech University Associate Professor
Karen Clark-Keys Cleveland Municipal Schools Arts Education Manager
Carole Genshaft Columbus Museum of Art Adjunct Curator
Jodi Kushins University of Florida Visiting Assistant Professor
Keith Lee Not reported  
Lien-Fan Shen Film and Media Arts, University of Utah Associate Professor
     

2006 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Rita Chu National Dong Hwa University Not reported
Deborah Drew Not reported  
Phyllis Hill Art Department, Delta State University Assistant Professor
Rachel Shane Department of Arts Administration, University of Kentucky Department Chair and Associate Professor
     

2005 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Dominic Catalano El Alsson British and American School, Egypt Art Dept. Coord. and Instructor
Chien-hua Kuo National Taitung University Unknown
Traci Temple North Carolina State University at Raleigh Asst. Director, Planning and Assessment
Abhijit Varde ASC Technology Services, The Ohio State University Systems Developer/Engineer
     

2004 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Barbara Airulla McGraw-Hill Education Product Specialist
Melanie Buffington Department of Art Education, Virginia Commonwealth University Associate Professor
Betty Jane Cataldi Renovo Music Alliance Accounting and Finance Admin.
Karen Hsu National Hualien Teachers College Unknown
Eun Kwon Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, University of Houston Professor
Patricia Dewey Lambert Arts and Administration Program, University of Oregon Associate Professor
Viriya Pungthong Chulalongkorn University Lecturer
Sultan Zeyad Not reported  
     

2003 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Dennis Cannon Retired Retired
Peter Chan Department of Design, The Ohio State University Associate Professor
Alison Colman The Fuse Factory Founder & Executive Director
Gabriel Fennmore Department of Humanities, Valencia College Adjunct Professor
Terry Hermsen Department of English, Otterbein College Associate Professor
Patricia Kahn Department of Art, Emporia State University Unknown
Kathleen Keys Boise State University Professor
Lauri Reidmiller Concord University Associate Professor
Anniina Suominen Aalto University, Finland Associate Professor
Barbara Sweney Self  
     

2002 PhD Graduates

Employer

Job Title

Bongsung Bac The Art Institute of California-Orange County Faculty
Ming-hsien Cheng University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign Visiting Scholar
Paula Dimarco California State University-Northridge Professor
Candace Feck Ohio State University-Main Campus Associate Professor Emeriti
Ahmet Feyzi Korur Dokuz Eylul University Associate Professor
Shu-Ju Alice Lai SUNY Empire State College Associate Professor
Elizabeth Pitri Not reported  
Mary Sheridan Retired Retired
     

2001 PhD Gradutes

Employer

Job Title

Shang-Ying Chen National Sun Yat-Sen University Associate Professor
Cheng-Cheng Chuang University of Texas Southwestern Medical Ctr. Sr. Business Analyst
Nurit Cohen-Evron Beit Berl College - Midrashah School of Art Senior Lecturer
Lin Jiang Evans Ohio Wesleyan University Assistant Professor
Anku Golloh PFS Investments Financial Advisor
Ruth Sherman Retired Retired
     

2000 PhD Gradiates

Employer

Job Title

Wanda Knight Penn State University Associate Professor
Mila Parrish University of North Carolina-Greensboro Associate Professor
Baharudin Ujang Universiti Teknologi Mara Associate Professor
Li-Yan Wang National Changhua University of Education Associate Professor
Guey-Meei Yang Eastern Michigan University Associate Professor
Si-Hyun Yoo Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies Not reported

 

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