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Antonio C. Cuyler

Published January 1, 2010


Interim Chair,
Associate Professor of Arts Administration,
& Coordinator of the MA program
Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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Dr. Antonio C. Cuyler, Associate Professor of Arts Administration & Coordinator of the MA program, joined the faculty at Florida State University (FSU) in the Department of Art Education in the Fall of 2012. His current research interests focuses on all manner of creative justice issues related to access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in the cultural sector. His scholarship appears in highly regarded academic journals such as the American Journal of Arts Management, Cultural Management: Science and Education, ENCACT Journal of Cultural Management and Policy, Grantmakers in the Arts (GIA Reader), Grant Professionals Association Journal, Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, International Journal of Arts Management, International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts and Music Entertainment and Industry Educators Association Journal. As a frequent presenter at major conferences, he has presented research around the globe in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Canada, England, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Northern Ireland, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, South Korea, Switzerland, and across the U. S. Because of his interest in assisting the development of Arts Administration in emerging economies, he has also given presentations on “Best Practices in U. S. Arts Management” to the China Ministry of Cultural Affairs, and delegates from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

Dr. Cuyler is a member of the Brokering Intercultural Exchange Network which explores the role of cultural managers as intercultural brokers in the context of globalization. He is also a member of the Diversity Scholars Network, which fosters an interdisciplinary multi-institutional community of scholars to strengthen research and scholarship about diversity, equity and inclusion and address issues in education and society. He is a 2017 recipient of the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Diversity & Inclusion Award, the College of Fine Arts’ inaugural Teaching Award, and the inaugural winner of the President’s Choice Award given by the Tallahassee Young Professionals Network for professional accomplishments and community engagement. Before returning to his alma mater, Dr. Cuyler held faculty positions at SUNY Purchase College, American University, and Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). To access his scholarly publications, click here.

Areas of Responsibility

Arts Administration


Ph.D., Art Education/ Arts Administration, Florida State University
M.A., Arts Administration, Florida State University
B.M./ES, Voice & Foreign Languages, Stetson University

Teaching Areas

Principles of Arts Administration
Grant Writing & Development
Arts in Community Engagement
Cultural Policy


Arts Administration Education, and Creative Justice Issues in the Cultural Sector.

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

  • Cuyler, A. C. (2019). The Role of Foundations in Achieving Creative Justice in the U. S. Cultural Sector. GIA Reader, 30(1), 6.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2018). The efficacy of using service learning to teach about social justice issues in the U. S. cultural sector. International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts, 13(4), 10.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2017). A Survey of Arts Management Educators’ Teaching on Diversity Issues. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 47(3), 10.
  • Cuyler, A. C., & Hodges, A. R. (2015). From the Student Side of the Ivory Tower: An Empirical Study of Arts and Cultural Management Students’ Expectations of Internships. International Journal of Arts Management, 17(3), 25.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2014). Critical Issues for Research in Arts Management. ENCACT Journal of Cultural Management and Policy, 4(1), 12.
  • Cuyler, A. C. (2013). Affirmative action and Diversity: Implications for Arts Management. Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society, 43(2), 15.