DEI Research Fellow

Organization: Association of Arts Administration Educators
Category: Academic
Type: Internship

DEI Research Fellow

Nov 16, 2018

AAAE seeks its first Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Research Fellow to investigate the intersection of DEI and arts management programs in partnership with the DEI Task Force. This year the fellow will focus their investigation on the United States - with the intent of expanding the scope in years to come. While the fellow will be well supported, this opportunity will also provide latitude for self-directed work under the supervision of a faculty mentor. The fellowship is designed to take place during the spring semester or winter and spring quarters of the chosen fellow and will conclude at the end of the AAAE annual conference in Madison, WI.

This fellowship will be of particular interest to those who:


The fellow will be responsible for conducting a preliminary analysis of teaching and learning resources related to DEI in arts management, constructing an arts management related DEI annotated bibliography, and collecting standard bearing agendas, practices, and statements from arts organizations. Information gathered about the intersection of arts management education and DEI can be used toward a publication developed by the chosen fellow and the supervising mentor.

Duties will include:

The research fellow should expect the time commitment to be an average of 7-10 hours per week.

AAAE will provide the following compensation:

The chosen fellow will be supported by Dr. Antonio Cuyler, Associate Professor of Arts Administration & Associate Chair of the Department of Art Education at Florida State University (FSU).

Students must be enrolled at a AAAE member institution at the graduate level (Master’s or PhD) in order to be considered. If this ultimately flexible, highly collaborative opportunity interests you, please send the following to no later than Wednesday, December 5, 2018:

AAAE is an international membership organization serving higher education arts administration programs. With more than 250 members worldwide, the organization fosters connection and professional development among arts administration instructors and creates and pursues opportunities for scholarship and academic growth.

Please direct any position inquiries to Brea M. Heidelberg at