Department of Arts Administration
Director of Graduate Studies
Dr. Yuha Jung is an associate professor and the director of graduate studies of Arts Administration at the University of Kentucky. She was named the University Research Professor at UK for the 2022-2023 academic year. Her research is focused on systems theory and cultural diversity in arts and culture organizations. Her work is interdisciplinary including museum studies, arts management, historic preservation, and the law. She has published various peer-reviewed articles, co-edited a book, Systems Thinking in Museums: Theory and Practice, and completed a monograph in 2022, Transforming Museum Management: Evidence-Based Change through Open Systems Theory. She recently received the National Endowment for the Humanities Research and Development Grant for her project, "Whose History Are We Preserving?: Mapping the Gaps of the National Register of Historic Places from Racial and Ethnic Historical Perspectives (2023)." She is currently editing the Oxford Handbook of Arts and Cultural Management. She holds an MA in Museum Studies, an MPA, and a PhD in Art Education. She is currently pursuing a JD.