Michael Wilkerson

Richard Read

Adjunct Professor

Background

Michael Wilkerson is an assistant professor at American University in the Department of Performing Arts. He has worked as a university administrator, freelance writer, director of two multidisciplinary artists' residency programs, founding chair of a national service/advocacy organization, and as founding editor of a national literary magazine. Additionally, he has taught writing, arts management, literary interpretation and other subjects for more than two decades, at Indiana, DePauw, Wisconsin and at the School of the Art Institute. Michael has served as a grants panelist for the NEA and many other organizations and specializes in cultural policy and artists' support systems.