Rachel Watts


Arts Educator and Ph.D. Student in Urban Education (Cohort ’20)

I am the Executive Director of ArtsConnection and a board member for the NYC Arts in Education Roundtable. I am passionate about decolonizing and democratizing arts education. My research interests include artist activism, equity in education, and cultural production in support of radical transformation in education.


Cuny Graduate Center: Ph.D. student, Urban Education (Cohort 20)

New York University: MA, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with a concentration in Museum Studies

Williams College: BA, Contract Major: Caribbean Cultural Studies