Prof Katya Johanson

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professor, Arts and Performance

Faculty

Faculty of Arts and Education

Department

SCCA Arts & Education

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctorate by Research, University of Melbourne, 2001
Graduate Diploma Editing & Publishing, Royal Melb Inst. of Technology, 1998

Contact

Research interests

Katya researches and is interested in supervising projects on:
The politics of cultural production
Arts organisations and audiences
The history of the arts and culture in Australia
Arts audiences
Public arts programs for children
Australian book publishing

Affiliations

Victorian Society of Editors
Centre for Memory, Imagination and Invention

Teaching interests

Editing and Publishing
Bachelor of Arts - Professional Writing major sequence Developing arts audiences Representing Australia

Professional activities

Faculty Higher Degree by Research Coordinator

Projects

Cultural planning in metropolitan cities
Arts consumer curation of cultural experiences

Publications

No publications found

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Discovering a ¿good read¿: Pathways to reading for Australian teens

A/Prof Leonie Rutherford, Dr Michael Dezuanni, Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Andrew Singleton, A/Prof Donald Matheson, Dr Susan La Marca

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2021: $55,440
  • 2020: $95,045
  • 2019: $51,907

Other Public Sector Funding

Arts audiences: measuring quality in the performing arts

Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow, Prof Jennifer Radbourne, Ms Judy Morton

  • 2011: $9,886

Maribyrnong City Arts and Cultural Framework

Prof Katya Johanson, Dr Anne Kershaw, Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2012: $23,671

City of Moonee Valley Audience Research Report

Dr Anne Kershaw, Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2012: $20,000

Arts About Us Evaluation

Prof Hilary Glow, Dr Anne Kershaw, Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Yin Paradies

  • 2015: $39,000
  • 2014: $21,000
  • 2013: $60,000

Festival City Review

Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2014: $8,000
  • 2013: $2,000

City of Yarra Events in Public Spaces Discussion Paper

Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2014: $4,025

The Arts in Everyday life

Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2015: $6,500

An evaluation of the 'Culture Counts' trial 2015-16

Prof Hilary Glow, Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2016: $6,000
  • 2015: $10,526

Public Diplomacy Evaluation

Dr Amanda Coles, Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow, Dr Jordan Vincent

  • 2017: $50,000

The impact of the Venice Biennale on Artists and the Australian Arts Sector

Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2019: $11,000
  • 2018: $49,000

Program Evaluation for Creative State Actions

Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow, Dr Anne Kershaw, A/Prof Emily Potter

  • 2020: $35,627
  • 2019: $27,272
  • 2018: $72,727

Industry and Other Funding

Network for Audience Research in the Performing Arts

Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2019: $2,688
  • 2018: $7,923

Australian Teenagers' Reading Behaviour in the Digital Era

A/Prof Leonie Rutherford, Prof Katya Johanson, A/Prof Lisa Waller, Dr Elizabeth Bullen, Dr Margaret Merga

  • 2019: $1,346
  • 2016: $16,000

Evaluation of the Melbourne Fringe 'Compass' Program

Prof Katya Johanson, Prof Hilary Glow

  • 2016: $7,000

Australian adolescents and reading: discoverability, social enablers, and digital inclusion

A/Prof Leonie Rutherford, Prof Katya Johanson

  • 2021: $29,051
  • 2020: $24,264
  • 2019: $26,506

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2019

Caitlin Claire Vincent

Thesis entitled: Digital scenography in opera in the twenty-first century

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2014

Roberta Shaw

Thesis entitled: Looking and aesthetics: Beyond literary representations of voyeurism.

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2012

Sally Colin-James

Thesis entitled: The Complete Fool: Insights and Trajectories from an Ancient Path

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Co-supervisor
2020

Ailsa Brackley du Bois

Thesis entitled: Lost Spaces of Popular Theatrical Entertainment, Ballarat Goldfields, 1850s - 1870s

Master of Arts, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Associate Supervisor
2021

Robin Freeman

Thesis entitled: Ethical approaches to editing Indigenous writing in settler societies

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2019

Ilona Jetmar

Thesis entitled: Making Sacred: Diasporic Objects and Places in Contemporary Art Practice

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

2016

Rebecca Elizabeth Hutton

Thesis entitled: Homebirds: re-conceptualising music in young adult LGBTQ fiction

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts

Yoni Prior

Thesis entitled: Pragmatic Dramaturgy: The Creative Management of Limits in Performance-Making Processes

Doctor of Philosophy, School of Communication & Creative Arts