Paula Justich has been the Program Director of the MA in Arts and Cultural Management (ACM) at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota since 2006. She received her Master of Arts in Arts Administration from Columbia College in Chicago. She has worked extensively as a director and consultant in the arts sector, both in Chicago and Minneapolis, for over 20 years. She has experience as an organizational consultant and designer for a number of social service agencies and charter schools. As Director of the ACM program, she is responsible for teaching the summative courses, creating the program curriculum, as well as overseeing the students, faculty, and operations of the program.