Associate Professor, Co-op Coordinator
Dr. Ann Galligan is on a professional leave during 2012-2013 academic year. For co-op information and questions, please contact Dori Mazor, our Co-op Faculty Coordinator.
Dr. Ann Galligan is an associate professor and co-op coordinator for the Department of Art + Design at Northeastern University in Boston, MA. Previously she served as a Senior Associate Scholar at the Center for Arts and Culture in Washington, D.C. Her research interests are in the fields of cultural policy, arts education and cultural planning. She is the author of numerous articles and chapters on these topics, and serves as lead executive editor of The Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society and consulting editor for the Creative Industries Journal. She holds a B.A. in English from Brown University, and a master’s degree in communication and a doctorate in History of Education with an emphasis on arts and education policy from Columbia University. She has conducted funded research for the National Endowment for the Arts, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the American Assembly and the Irvine Foundation. For the past ten years, she has worked on multiple projects in partnership with the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the New England Foundation for the Arts. She was responsible for drafting the Arts and Cultural Plan for the city of Providence, RI and drafting a comprehensive cultural plan for Pawtucket, RI. Dr Galligan has acted as a consultant for a number of arts and cultural organizations, including The New York City Ballet, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, Dance Umbrella, and WNET. In addition, she has acted as project evaluator for the Boston Public Schools, the Everett Dance Theatre, Centercity Contemporary Arts, New Urban Arts, and Dance Umbrella.