Fellows & Grantees

Jason C. White

SSRC Arts Research with Communities of Color (ARCC) Fellowship 2022


Dr. Jason C. White is an Assistant Professor of Arts Administration in the Department of Art at Xavier University, where he prepares students for diverse careers in arts administration. An accomplished researcher, educator, author and theorist, White has published in Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts, Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society, Innovative Higher Education, and Arts Education Policy Review. White is also the author of Innovation in the Arts: Concepts, Theories and Practices, a recent Routledge publication. White is one of the co-creators of the AAAE Undergraduate Standards for Arts Administration Education. Prior to receiving his PhD in Arts Administration, Education and Policy from The Ohio State University, White earned a BFA from California Institute of the Arts and attended The University of Akron; obtaining a Masters degree in Arts Administration and a Masters degree in Educational Assessment. Learn more about Dr. White at www.innovationinthearts.com.

Union for Contemporary Art
White works with the Union for Contemporary Art, a community-focused arts organization working to inspire social change in a historically Black area of Omaha. White will produce an oral history of the organization that includes exploring its relationships with its community, the conditions that have enabled its growth, the challenges that have held it back, and the assets it has used to overcome these challenges.