LEAP 600 - Arts Policy and Advocacy

  • 3 credits

Discussion of the role of artist as citizen and how we affect public policy.

This course can be applied towards:

Textbooks and Materials

Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.


  • Cultural Policy, 1st Ed. (2002)
    Miller, T.
    ISBN: 978076952411
  • Narrative, Identity, and the Map of Cultural Policy (2013)
    DeVereaux, C.
    ISBN: 9781409425465
  • Public Policy, 5th Ed. (2015)
    Kraft, M.E. and Furlong, S.R.
    ISBN: 978506358154
  • Visionaries and Outcasts (2001)
    Brenson, M.
    ISBN: 9781565846241


Constance DeVereaux

(970) 491-3902 | constance.devereaux@colostate.edu

In addition to managing arts organizations, Constance DeVereaux has worked as an arts management consultant, arts advocate, and researcher. She brings both applied and philosophical dimensions to the program, and is an international expert in arts and cultural policy. She served as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in both policy and management at universities in Finland, South Africa, and Romania. DeVereaux created the arts management master's program at Claremont Graduate University and the arts management minor at Northern Arizona University, and is the former director of the arts administration program at Shenandoah University. She also lectures internationally on arts management and policy topics and is a frequent presenter at international conferences. Her research interests include cultural citizenship and the arts, culturally sustainable entrepreneurship, arts management practices, and everyday aesthetics. In addition to her academic pursuits, DeVereaux is an award-winning feature reporter for public radio.

Bruce Hoppe


Min Cho


Min Cho holds a Ph.D. in art education with a specialization in arts administration, a master’s degree in arts administration, and a program evaluation certificate from Florida State University. She also has a bachelor’s degree in art history from Tufts University. Prior to joining LEAP, she was an assistant professor in the School of the Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University. She has worked in museums, galleries, community arts programs, and state-wide funding organizations. Her life passions revolve around the arts, education, critical thinking, and business and as a result, her teaching incorporates aspects of all those components to provide a more holistic learning experience.