Online Master of Arts in Arts Administration Faculty

Robert Wildman, M.F.A.

Robert Wildman has been a full-time arts management educator since 2003: As Associate Professor and Director of the Arts Management program at LIU Post (Long Island University/C.W. Post), and creating and directing the program in Performing Arts Management at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. He has also taught for 20 years for the limited residency Arts Administration program at Goucher College, and for six years at the Yale School of Drama.

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Janet Brown

Janet Brown is a nationally recognized keynote speaker, workshop leader and facilitator, specializing in governance and leadership, financial sustainability, philanthropic practice, public policy and advocacy, and racial equity in community engagement and services.

Janet recently stepped down as president & CEO of Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA), a national association for private foundations and public agencies. Under her leadership, GIA became nationally recognized for its bold racial equity in arts philanthropy work and its focus on the financial health of the nonprofit sector.

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Eric Gershman

Eric Gershman is a senior consultant at AEA Consulting, a cultural and creative industires advisory firm where his focus areas include long-range strategic planning, industry insight, global research, and organizational learning & development. He joined AEA from Disney Theatrical Group where he was manager of Strategy & Business Development, advising the organization on its commercial live entertainment businesses worldwide.

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Marion Koltun

Marion Koltun is the founder and CEO of The Koltun Group, specializing in Strategic Management and Development. Marion also serves as the Director of Special Projects at Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation, Inc. Over Marion's 40 plus years in the non-profit sector, she was Executive Director of Dance Theater Workshop, General Manager of The New 42nd Street, and National Director of Major Gifts at the Jewish Theological Seminary's Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education.

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Cathy Rumble, Ed.D.

Cathy Rumble has more than 15 years of experience working in program development for visual and performing arts in Georgia and South Carolina. Most recently, she served as program and exhibitions director at the Aiken Center for the Arts in Aiken, S.C. Her work there included developing arts programing for constituents of all ages and abilities and curating the exhibitions for the center’s four galleries.

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David Wohl

David Wohl retired in 2017 after serving seven years as Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Professor of Theatre at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC. He holds a Ph.D. in Theatre from Kent State University, the M.A. in Dramatic Arts from the University of Connecticut and the B.A. in Psychology from Clark University.

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Shay Wafer

Shay Wafer, has demonstrated a stalwart dedication to the arts and community development through many years of service to the field. Her passionate vision is balanced with pragmatic experience, as she has held senior level positions at a number of non-profit arts organizations with a focus on African Diasporic programming and community engagement.

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Joy Young

Joy Young, Ph.D. has more than 25 years of experience in the arts as an entrepreneurial performing artist, arts administrator, and academic. Joy’s work as a performing artist included owning a successful music studio and performing as a recitalist, sanctuary soloist, studio and background vocalist.

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Learn more about how the online M.A.A.A. from Winthrop, taught by experienced arts administration leaders, can advance your career in the nonprofit arts. Contact a Program Manager toll-free at 833/257-1704 or request more information today.