Julie Goodman joined Drexel University in the fall of 2011, and served as the graduate arts administration program’s director from 2012-2017. She was previously Executive Vice President for the Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance, where for twelve years she led advocacy, field research, community engagement, and grant making efforts. At Drexel, she conducts research, advises students, and teaches courses in arts advocacy, cultural policy, and organizational strategy. She also works on consulting projects with arts organizations and artists such as Spiral Q Puppet Theatre and Fleisher Art Memorial. Goodman is a board member of the Association of Arts Administration Educators (AAAE), Citizens for the Arts in Pennsylvania, Tribe of Fools, and the Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation. She currently serves as Chair of the Mayor’s Cultural Advisory Council for the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture, and the Creative Economy. Julie holds a BA in Public Policy from Duke University and an MFA in Dance from Temple University. Her research examines the strategies and impact of individual artists, cultural organizations, and communities. Recent publications include articles in the Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society and the American Journal of Arts Management, as well as the international urban studies website Metropolitics.
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