Carole Rosenstein has in-depth, on-the-ground knowledge of arts centers all around the U.S., having led field studies in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, San Fransisco, Boston, Seattle, Santa Fe, New Orleans, and coastal Maine.

Carole teaches courses in Arts and Cultural Policy, Cultural Planning, Research in Arts Management, and the Arts in Society to Arts Management graduate students.  She has been teaching since 2008.  

In 2007, Carole was Rockefeller Humanities Fellow in Cultural Policy at the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington, DC.  She used that time to work on cultural redevelopment projects in post-Katrina New Orleans.

From 2000-2007, Carole worked on the cultural policy portfolio at the Urban Institute, where she was a research associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy.  The Urban Institute is home to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), which holds IRS Form 990 data for all nonprofit organizations in the U.S.  

From 1990-1995, Carole took time away from the academy to travel and work as a campaigner for Greenpeace.
BA. Smith College, Northampton, MA. 1988
MA. University of Chicago, IL. 1990
PhD. Brandeis University, Waltham, MA. 2000
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
> cultural policy
> arts policy
> artist policy
> state/sub-national cultural policy
> city/local cultural policy
> public finance of arts and cultural organizations
> general operating support to arts and cultural organizations
> NCCS data
> data on arts, culture, and humanities organizations
> ethnic arts organizations
> community-based arts and cultural organizations
> folklife organizations
> nonprofit humanities organizations
> arts festivals