BS. Math, Highest Distinction and Departmental Honors, University of Kansas.
BA. Spanish, Highest Distinction and Departmental Honors, University of Kansas.
Ph.D. Media, Culture, and Communication. NYU
Paul Melton has over 12 years of experience working in strategy, research, and communications across five countries and several industries, including branding and strategic planning for the arts, telecommunications industry analysis, and international development at the World Bank. Paul has received a Javits Fellowship from the US Department of Education and has been an invited speaker in both industry and academic fora in the US, Brazil, and China. His doctoral research concentrated on representations of the art market and the logics of neoliberalism, which he continues to explore; his other research interests include financialization, epistemology, and postsecularism as they relate to art and its markets.