Meet the Emerging Leaders Network Team

Brea Heidelberg

Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director, Drexel University

Brea M. Heidelberg is an arts management educator, consultant, and researcher. She is currently Assistant Professor & Associate Program Director of the Entertainment & Arts Management program at Drexel University. She is a board member of the Association of Arts Administration Educators, where she serves as Chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force. She also serves on Americans for the Arts’ Emerging Leaders Council and on the editorial board of the American Journal of Arts Management.

Dr. Heidelberg earned her PhD in Arts Administration, Education and Policy from The Ohio State University and a MS in Human Resource Development from Villanova University. She is the Founder and Principal of ISO Arts Consulting. Her research interests include professional development issues facing arts administrators, human resources issues facing arts & cultural institutions, organizational resistance to equity initiatives, arts advocacy rhetoric, and (inter)national cultural diplomacy.