Youth Development Principles and Practices in Out-of-School Time SettingsThe Arts and Youth Development, 2018, Sagamore/Venture Publishing. 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Partnering with Community Arts Organizations: A Pathway to a High-Quality Club Experience, 2017. 

Arts Education Policy Review Journal, The Rise of Creative Youth Development, 2016. Commissioned to research and write this 13,000-word breakthrough article by Americans for the Arts, the National Guild for Community Arts Education, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.

The National Guild for Community Arts Education, Creative Youth Development Movement Takes Hold, 2014. Lead article in Guild Notes newsletter (abridged); full version online here.

The Wallace Foundation, Something to Say: Success Principles for Afterschool Arts Programs from Urban Youth and Other Experts, 2013. Primary author for 133-page report on research insights from Wallace Foundation-supported national initiative with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Y-USA to increase access and equity for urban, low-income youth to high quality afterschool arts programs. Download a PDF of the full report here.  

National Arts Marketing Project, A Cornucopia of Audience Development Resources & Research. Lead article in October 2011 e-newsletter and NAMP website featured article.

San Diego Union-Tribune, The Art of Competitiveness, October 29, 2008; major feature in Opinion section published on behalf of the San Diego Regional Art and Culture Coalition.

San Diego Union-Tribune, Arts and Culture: Contributing to San Diego’s Quality of Life and Economy, October 5, 2007; major feature in Opinion section published under the names Dr. Derrick Cartwright and Dr. Hugh Davies.

The Denver Post, Denver’s Wise Investment in Culture, full-length feature in Perspectives section, November 10, 2002.

From NASCAR to Cirque to Soleil: Lessons in Audience Development. Co-project supervisor with Linda Bukszar and Erin Trapp. 1999. Available online at