Amanda Tobin Ripley
University Fellow, Arts Administration, Education, & Policy
231 Sullivant Hall
1813 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43210
- 2013, MEd, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA
- 2011, BA, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Amanda Tobin Ripley (she/her) is a doctoral student in the Arts Administration, Education, and Policy department at The Ohio State University, specializing in museum education. Her work within museum and gallery spaces seeks to create and support opportunities for individuals to use the imaginative and connective power of the arts to foster a shared sense of belonging, responsibility, and humanity. Amanda holds an M.Ed. in Arts in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in Art History and East Asian Studies from Oberlin College. She most recently served as the Associate Director of Education at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA), where she developed community and school engagement programs, including establishing the museum’s inaugural Gallery Teaching cohort with an emphasis on critical self-reflection in practice, and served on the organizing committee for the MASS MoCA Union.