Podcast Staff

Collective Imagination Staff


Bridget Albert, MAAA ’17

Bridget Albert is a 2nd year graduate student in the MAAA program. Bridget previously worked at The History Museum and The Studebaker National Museum as a Volunteer and Tour Coordinator before starting graduate school. Since they began at IU, they have been a Graduate Assistant at the Wylie House Museum, and interned at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. She is currently a Graduate Assistant in the SPEA Master’s Program Office and works as a Teaching Assistant in Museum Management Applications and Curating in Galleries and Museums at IU.



Katie Skayhan, MPA-MAAA ’17

As a native of the Pacific Northwest, you will likely find Katie wandering the halls of SPEA in neutrals and waterproof outerwear with a large cup of coffee. Katie is an avid arts advocate and hopes to spend her life catalyzing creativity and social impact through arts and culture. In 2015, she graduated from the Oberlin College-Conservatory of Music with a degree in Vocal Performance. While at Oberlin, Katie worked for the Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, the Office of the President, and the Office of Conservatory Communications. During her senior year, she co-hosted the Conservatory’s inaugural season of “Making CONnections” on WOBC-FM. She also served as an elected representative on the Conservatory Council of Students. After graduation and before moving to Bloomington, Katie worked for Strategy Design Partners, LLC, a boutique consulting firm in downtown Cleveland. Now, as a proud Hoosier, Katie works for the Jacobs School of Music as a project manager and as a graduate assistant for arts and culture at the City of Bloomington’s Office of Economic and Sustainable Development. She also serves on the Graduate Student Association and the Cultural Policy and Management Alliance. In her spare time, Katie loves to cook, drink wine and/or sour beers, and talk about Portland.


Emily Wilson, MAAA ’17

Emily Wilson is currently a 2nd year graduate student in the MAAA program and the Education Graduate Assistant at the Eskenazi Museum of Art. Prior to that, Emily completed the competitive Efroymson Arts Fellowship at DePauw University working as a teaching assistant in painting, figure drawing instructor, and gallery assistant. She has a background in art education and Irish dance and received a BA in Studio Art from DePauw University.