USF University of South Florida College of The Arts School of Music
  Center for Music Education Research


The Center for Music Education Research (CMER) expands knowledge in music education from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. It facilitates music education research activities involving all musical traditions, theories, and practices while maintaining individual cultural identities. CMER facilitates collaborations in music education research, recruits and develops faculty and undergraduate and graduate student researchers in music education, promotes international and cross-disciplinary understanding through music education research, and initiates and maintains scholarly exchanges among international music education programs and related disciplines.

Executive Board Members
Jennifer Bugos, School of Music
C. Victor Fung, School of Music (Director of CMER and Chair of the Executive Board)
William Lee, Department of Chemical Engineering
Janet L. S. Moore, School of Music
Clint Randles, School of Music
David A. Williams, School of Music

Honorary Life Member
Jack J. Heller (in memoriam, 1932-2016)


Joseph Abramo
Jared Allen
Joshua Blair
Jon Bassett
Zadda Bazzy
Patricia Bowes
Chris Brown
Matthew Buckmaster
Jennifer Bugos
Morgan Burburan
Chris Burns
Antonio Castillo
Christopher Cayari
Hong Chen
Mark Cole
Gary Compton
Patrick Cooper
Charlotte Crissey
Cancan Cui
Mara Culp
Victor Ezquerra

Victor Fung
Wayne Gallops
Dakeyan Graham
Timothy Groulx
Heather Gullstrand
Josef Hanson
Patrick Hernly
Adrian Iordache
Daniel Isbell
Jonathan Kladder
Lisa Lehmberg
James Lindroth
Danxu Ma
Kimberly Mieder
Peter Miksza
Janet Moore
Marian Moorhead
Daniel Nevels
Amanda Odom
Joel Pagán
Elizabeth Cassidy Parker

Devon Porter
Clint Randles
David Redman
Rebecca Rinsema
Kathy Rolsten
José Valentino Ruiz
Cynthia Selph
George Shannon II
Andrew Sioberg
Jason Sivill
Melissa Slawsky
Nick Stefanic
Jeff Temple
Matthew Thibeault
Tracy Torrance
Julie Troum
David A. Williams
Hyesoo Yoo
Michael Zelenak

*Members are alumni and current students and faculty of the Ph.D. program in music education at the University of South Florida, as well as those being recognized by the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award.

Recent Visiting Scholars

He Tong, Northeast Normal University, China

Jinwei Tu, Anhui Normal University/Capital Normal University, China

Dongxue Wang, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China

Dan Yang, Hunan First Normal University, Changsha, China

Bo Hu, Hubei University, Wuhan, China

Yuanling Fan, Chongqing Normal University, Chongqing, China

Ruohang Zhou, China Conservatory, Beijing, China

Shicheng Wei, Guangxi Arts Institute, Nanning, China

Baiying Jin, Huanggang Normal University, Hubei, China

Mustafa Hilmi Bulut, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey

Nihan Yagisan, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey

Oya Levendoglu, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey

Afsin Oner, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey (in memoriam, 1978-2014)

Recent Visiting Faculty

John Kratus, Michigan State University

Jere Humphreys, Arizona State University

Keith Thompson, Pennsylvania State University

Terese Volk Tuohey, Wayne State University

Recent Guests

Estelle R. Jorgensen, Indiana University, Bloomington

Doreen Rao, University of Toronto, Canada

Li Zheng, Capital Normal University, China

Xuerong Cui, Ludong University, China

Julie Ballantyne, University of Queensland, Australia

Roy Ernst, Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester

Rudolf Radocy, University of Kansas

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