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Ximena Varela

Associate Professor
Department of Performing Arts

  • Ximena Varela is a researcher, educator, and consultant with more than 20 years of experience in international cultural policy, management practice, marketing strategy, arts management research, and sustainable development. She has worked with and advised international organizations, national and regional governments, city agencies, as well as private and nonprofit organizations in arts funding and arts policy. Currently, she chairs the Research Council of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, and has been a board member of the Latin American Institute of Museums since 2000.
  • Degrees

    ABD in Comparative Politics, Temple University
    MS in Arts Administration from Drexel University
    Licenciate in Business (Marketing and Finance) from the Universidad Catolica del Uruguay (UCUDAL)
  • Favorite Spot on Campus:

    The top floor of the Katzen Art Museum

    Languages Spoken:

    English, Spanish, French, Portuguese
  • OFFICE

  • CAS - Performing Arts
  • Katzen Arts Center - 235
  • CONTACT INFO

  • (202) 885-3883 (Office)
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014

    • PERF-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: International Cultural Mgmt
    • Description
  • Summer 2014

    • PERF-596 Selected Topics:Non-Recurring: Museum Management
    • Description

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Culturally sustainable development, arts and social inclusion, Latin American cultural policy, marketing and audience development, comparative cultural policy, organizational change, research methods

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