Dr. Kevin V. Mulcahy 


Sheldon Beychok Distinguished Professor

PhD: Brown University
Phone: 225-578-2533
Fax: 225-578-2540
E-mail: kmulcah@lsu.edu
Office: 221 Stubbs Hall


Curriculum Vitae

Area of Interest

Dr. Mulcahy’s research focuses on public policy with specific emphases on governments and the arts, and comparative cultural policymaking. His areas of expertise also include American foreign policymaking and cultural diplomacy.

Awards & Honors

2002-2003, Fulbright Distinguished Chair, Laszlo Orszagh Chair in American Studies, Budapest 
2002, Keynote Speaker, Round Table on Cultural Diplomacy, Vienna 
2001, Summer Faculty, Chaire de Gestion des Arts, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales
2001, Scholar-in-Residence, Center for Arts Administration, Florida State University
2000, Panelist, Round Table “In Search of the Modern Patron,” sponsored by the Public Affair Section, US Embassy, Vienna.

Selected Publications

Identity, Independence, and Imperialism: The Case of Canadian-American Cultural Relations" in Monica Gattinger and Geoffrey Hale (eds.), Borders and Bridges: Canada's Policy Relations in North America. (Ontario: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp. 248-266.

"The Book that Most Influenced My Study of Cultural Policy Research: A Review Essay." International Journal of Cultural Policy Research (February 2010): 60-62.

Executive Editor, "New Zealand Cultural Policy: The Helen Clark Years." Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society (Spring 2010) Introduction: 93-94.

Coloniality, Identity and Cultural Policy" in J.P. Singh (ed.) International Cultural Policies and Power (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010) pp. 155-165.

Mulcahy, Kevin. 2009. "Coloniality, Identity and Cultural Policy." chapter in International Cultural Policies and Power
page 185-195. J.P. Sigh, editor Palgrave Macmillan

Mulcahy, Kevin. 2009. 'The American System of Cultural Patronage: Privatization of Darwinism'; (Vorsicht Kulturdarwinismus' Die Grenzen Des Amerikanischen Systems Der Kulturforderung, 1990-2006.) chapter in Philanthropy in Germany and the United States: A Comparative Analysis. Thomas Adams and Christopher Mauch, editors. Steiner Press. Translated into German.

"Identity and Cultural Policy". Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United States. 2008. pp 197-212. Book Chapter.

“Varieties of Non-National Cultural Policies.” 2008.Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society. 38; Instruction, 163-165.

“Hurricane Katrina: A Cultural Chernobyl.” 2008.Journal of Arts Management, Law and Society. 38: 217-228.

“Identity and Cultural Policy” In Understanding the Arts and Creative Sector in the United States.2008. 197-212.


2051-American Government
2052-Honors American Government
2056-Government of Louisiana
3809-Honors Seminar
3909-Contemporary Political Issues
4000-Special Topics in American Politics
4010-Principles and Practices of Public Administration
4011-Bureaucracy, Politics and Public Policy
4036-The American Presidency
7936-Seminar in Executive Politics