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Peer Reviewed Publications
Skaggs, Rachel. Online First. "Trend Accommodation in Heteronomous Fields: How Established Artists Respond to Changing Conventions. Poetics.
Novak-Leonard, Jennifer L., Rachel Skaggs, and Megan Robinson. 2022. "Innovative and Artistic: Conceptions of Creativity among the American Public." Poetics.
Novak-Leonard, Jennifer L. and Rachel Skaggs. 2021. "American Perspectives on Public Funding for Artists." Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society.
Skaggs, Rachel. 2020. "A Networked Infrastructure of Cultural Equity? Social Identities in the Missions of Local Arts Agencies." Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society 50(6): 319-334.
Skaggs, Rachel. 2019. "Harmonizing Small-Group Cohesion and Status in Creative Collaborations: How Songwriters Facilitate and Manipulate the Cowriting Process." Social Psychology Quarterly 82(4): 367-385.
Skaggs, Rachel. 2019. “Socializing Rejection and Failure in Artistic Occupational
Communities.” Work and Occupations 46(2): 149-175.
Miller, Angie L., Rachel Skaggs, and Amber D. Dumford. 2018. “Characteristics and
Contributions of Arts Organization Founders.” Business Creativity and the Creative Economy 4: 63-75.
Novak-Leonard, Jennifer and Rachel Skaggs 2017. “Public Perceptions of Artists: A Sign of Changing
Times?” Artivate: A Journal of Entrepreneurship in the Arts 6(2):5-22.
David J. Hess, Quan D. Mai*, Rachel Skaggs*, and Magdalena Subidjo*. 2017. “Local Matters:
Geographical Scale and Support for Green Jobs and Green Economic Development.” Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions.
*Shared second authorship, listed alphabetically to represent equal contributions.
Selected Arts Policy Publications
Skaggs, Rachel, Erin J. Hoppe, and Molly Jo Burke. 2021. "How COVID-19 Has Affected the Needed Skills of Arts Graduates. SNAAP DataBrief 9:2
Skaggs, Rachel, Molly Jo Burke, and Erin J. Hoppe. 2021. "How COVID-19 Has Affected the Needed Resources of Arts Graduates. SNAAP DataBrief 9:1
Skaggs, Rachel, Alexandre Frenette, Sally Gaskill, and Angie Miller. 2017. “Artists in Their
Communities: SNAAP Annual Report”, Bloomington, IN: Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University, School of Education.
Skaggs, Rachel, Alexandre Frenette, Sally Gaskill, and Angie Miller. 2017. “Career Skills and
Entrepreneurship Training for Artists: Results of the 2015 SNAAP Survey Module” (SNAAP Special Report), Bloomington, IN: Center for Postsecondary Research, Indiana University, School of Education.
Cornfield, Daniel B., Rachel Skaggs, Elizabeth Barna, Megan Jordan, and Megan Robinson. 2018.
“Equity and Engagement in the Arts: Regional Differences in the Missions of Local Arts Agencies in the United States.” Policy Report of the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy.
Contributions to Books
Skaggs, Rachel and Ethan Gibbons. Forthcoming 2023. “The Social Geography of Collaboration among Craft Breweries in Asheville, NC.” in Beer Places: The Micro-Geographies of Craft Beer edited by Daina Harvey, Ellis Jones, and Nate Thompson, University of Arkansas Press Food and Foodways Series.
Skaggs, Rachel. Forthcoming 2022. “How 360˚ Deals Homogenized Country Music” in Whose Country Music? Genre, Identity, and Belonging in 21st Century Country Music Culture edited by Jada Watson and Paula Bishop, Cambridge University Press.
Skaggs, Rachel, Erin J. Hoppe*, and Molly Jo Burke*. Forthcoming 2022. “Changing Spaces and Places of Arts-Based Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” in Remaking Culture and Music Spaces: Affects, Infrastructures, Futures, edited by Ian Woodward, Jo Haynes, Pauwke Berkers, Aileen Dillane, Karolina Golemo, Routledge.
Skaggs, Rachel. 2021. "The Local 257 AFM" and "Nashville Songwriters Association International." in I'll Take You There: Exploring Nashville's Social Justice Sites. Edited by Amie Thurber and Learotha Williams Jr. Vanderbilt University Press.
Skaggs, Rachel and Jonathan R. Wynn. 2017. “The Business of Music: Community Development.”
Understanding Society through Popular Music, 3rd edition, edited by Joseph A. Kotarba. Routledge.
Song, Lijun, Rachel Skaggs, and Cleothia Frasier. 2017. "Educational Homogamy." Handbook on the
Family and Marriage in China, edited by Xiaowei Zang. Elgar.