Eleonora Redaelli received her PhD at The Ohio State University in 2008. She worked in the cultural sector in Italy, first, for a public agency and, later on, for a private foundation. After completing her PhD, she coordinated and taught in the arts management program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
She joined University of Oregon in 2013. She has been visiting scholar at Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, and visiting professor at the American University, in Rome,at Shandong University, Jinan, China, and University of International BUsiness and Economics, Beijin. She specializes in cultural policy, and arts management education. Her research has been published in International Journal of the Arts in Society, City, Culture and Society, Urban Affairs Review, Cultural Trends,Journal of Planning Education and Research, Policy Studies, Urban Geography,Journal of General Education, and Cities. In 2015, Palgrave published her book “Arts Management and Cultural Policy Research,” co-authored with Jonathan Paquette.