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 (Emerita)
Clint Randles, School of Music
David A. Williams, School of Music

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


Joseph Abramo
Amber Alderman
Joshua Blair
Jon Bassett
Zadda Bazzy
Chris Brown
Matthew Buckmaster
Jennifer Bugos
Chris Burns
Asher Carlson
Antonio Castillo
Christopher Cayari
Hong Chen
Mark Cole
Gary Compton
Patrick Cooper
Cancan Cui
Mara Culp
Victor Ezquerra
Victor Fung
Wayne Gallops
Jazmin Ghent
Dakeyan Graham
Timothy Groulx

Josef Hanson
Patrick Hernly
Anna Horldt
Yangqian Hu
Adrian Iordache
Daniel Isbell
Morgan Jolley
Tatiana Kallmann
Alfonzo Kimbrough
Jonathan Kladder
Emily Langerholc
Lisa Lehmberg
James Lindroth
Xingyan Liu
Danxu Ma
Kimberly Mieder
Peter Miksza
Janet Moore
Marian Moorhead
Daniel Nevels
Joel Pagán
Brian Panetta
Elizabeth Cassidy Parker
Charles Edwin Patterson III

Devon Porter
Clint Randles
David Redman
Rebecca Rinsema
Kathy Rolsten
José Valentino Ruiz
Tosh Sargeant
Cynthia Selph
George Shannon II
Andrew Sioberg
Jason Sivill
Melissa Slawsky
Nick Stefanic
Matthew Thibeault
Tracy Torrance
Julie Troum
Zheng Wang
Dawn Mitchell White
David A. Williams
Tiao Xie
Lauren Yacht
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.

Global Pathfinders Series in Music Education (spring 2022 guest speakers)

Rev. Brandee Jasmine, Institutional Engagement and Public Theology

Sangmi Kang, Eastman School of Music

Connie McKoy, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Peter Miksza, Indiana University Bloomington

Nicole Robinson, Cultural Connections by Design

Jason Thompson, New York University

Recent Visiting Scholars

Yizhi Xi, Nanjing Normal University, China

Qi Liang, North University of China, China

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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