University of Oregon

Arts and Administration Program


The Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy (CCACP) is comprised of affiliated faculty from both the University of Oregon Arts and Administration (AAD) and Historic Preservation programs. Faculty associated with the Center, whose research initiatives and activities are housed within CCACP, disseminate the results of their research through peer-reviewed publications and conferences.


Patricia Dewey Lambert, PhD
Associate Professor

Patricia Dewey Lambert, PhD, coordinates the performing arts management and arts in healthcare management areas of concentration. She also directs the Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy, chairs UO Canadian Studies, and leads the Oregon Arts in Healthcare Research Consortium. Lambert’s main research areas are international cultural policy, cultural development, and arts administration education. She teaches courses in performing arts management, cultural policy, arts in healthcare management, and research methods.


Doug Blandy, PhD

Doug Blandy, PhD, is currently the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at the University of Oregon and former Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the School of Architecture and Allied Arts, former Program Director in the Arts and Administration Program, and former Director of the Center for Community Arts and Cultural Policy at the University of Oregon. As director of the Center, Blandy inaugurated the on-line advisory CultureWork. In addition, Blandy teaches and advises students at both the graduate and undergraduate level who have an interest in arts administration and community arts. His research attends to community arts, civil society, program accessibility, and art education. Blandy provides service to professional organizations internationally, nationally, regionally, and locally.


Eleonora Redaelli, PhD
Assistant Professor

Eleonora Redaelli, PhD, specializes in cultural policy, cultural planning, and arts management education. Redaelli worked in the cultural sector in Italy, first, for a public agency and, later on, for a private foundation. After completing her PhD at The Ohio State University, she coordinated and taught in the arts management program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Her research has been published in International Journal of the Arts in Society, City, Culture and Society, Urban Affairs Review, Cultural Trends and Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society.


Kingston Health, PhD

Kingston Heath, PhD, specializes in vernacular architecture of the American West, New England workers' housing, American building construction history, and vernacular architecture theory. Heath's training includes a B.A. in English from Lake Forest College, an M.A. in Art History from the University of Chicago, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American Studies from Brown University. His previous work experience includes positions as the State Architectural Historian for the Montana State Historic Preservation Office, Supervisor of Historical Interpretation at Mystic Seaport, and Professor of Architectural History and Historic Preservation at Montana State University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Heath is a past 3-term member of the Board of Directors of the Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF).