Leah

Hamilton

Arts Readiness Advocate,
Educator, and Researcher
 

About Me

In an age of uncertainty that demands environmental and social justice amongst complex digital-human relations, I believe that managing crises effectively is something we all share as a personal and professional responsibility. For this reason, emergency and crisis management have become the focus of my work as an arts researcher, educator, and consultant.

As a woman, a mother, and a privileged, Ozarkian-born musician-turned-academic, I focus my work and writing as a "pracademic", which means I strive to connect theories to practical tools and models that can be used by any arts manager and artist, no matter their discipline. 

 

Work Experience

2016 - Today

Educator, Researcher, and Content Developer

Arts Administration, University of Kentucky

Teaching Arts Emergency Management and Cultural Policy.

2016 - Today

Independent Arts Consultant and Researcher

U.S.A. and Germany

Working with arts organizations in areas of emergency management, fund development, strategic planning, and cultural policy/advocacy.

2013 - 2015

Director and Instructor, Arts Administration, Drury University

Springfield, Missouri

2006 - 2013

Executive Director, Springfield Regional Arts Council

Springfield, Missouri

 

Education

Ph.D. in Arts Administration (2021 - 2025)

University of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky, USA

M.S. in Arts Administration

Drexel University

 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Post-Graduate Diploma in Music

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

Glasgow, Scotland, UK

B.M. in Vocal Performance

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas, USA

 

Contact Me

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LeahHamiltonArts@gmail.com
Tel: (US) +1 417 2241018

    Tel: (DE) +49 151 42493474

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