Johanna K. Taylor

Johanna K. Taylor is Assistant Professor at Arizona State University where she leads Herberger Institute’s Creative Enterprise and Cultural Leadership MA program. She previously worked over a decade as an arts administrator and programmer. She holds a PhD in Public and Urban Policy from The New School. Her research explores questions of cultural equity through the intersection of art, community, policy, and place. Her book The Art Museum Redefined: Power, Opportunity, and Community Engagement (Palgrave, 2020) explores the need for museums to disrupt organizational hierarchies by sharing decisionmaking power with artists and communities. She is currently working with scholar Luis Garcia on a Future IDs at Alcatraz project evaluation.