The original and meaningful accomplishments of our M.A. Arts Politics alumni exemplify courage, depth, rigor, a dedication to beauty, and to truth seeking.

Please read on to find out what graduates of our program are doing now and how their experience in the program shaped their work.

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Alumni Spotlight

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Arivel Figueroa is an arts and culture facilitator and music journalist born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Her research work examines the areas of public policy and institutional administration, Latin American and Caribbean studies, and arts and cultural policies. Currently, she lives in NYC and works at the NYU Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics as the event and programming coordinator.

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Informational Video

Alumni and faculty share their experiences in the M.A. in Arts Politics

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