Javier Plasencia

Javier Plasencia

Museum Studies Program Manager

Program Coordinator


Javier Plasencia is a seasoned arts administrator and the current Program Manager for the Museum Studies MA Program at the University of San Francisco. Prior to joining the USF community, Javier worked as a Program Manager with the Arts & Design team at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of New York, managing public art installations on the subway and commuter rails. He has worked in Museum Education departments (MoMA), arts nonprofits (Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Creative Time) and several institutions of higher learning (Columbia University, NYU).


  • New York University, MA in Visual Arts Administration
  • Columbia University, BA in English Literature