I am a writer and speaker on music education. I write on philosophical questions relating to music education. My current interest is in ethical issues in music education and I have just completed a book, Values and Music Education. I serve as editor of thePhilosophy of Music Education Review published by Indiana University Press and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.
On Values and Life’s Journey through Music: Reflections on the Eriksons’ Life Stages and Music Education, in Karin Hendricks and June Boyce-Tillman (Peter Lang, (2021), 67-80.
With Patrice Madura Ward-Steinman†, Singing Through Grief: An Autobiographic Fragment with Brief Commentary. In Karin S. Hendricks and June Boyce-Tillman, eds., Living Song: Singing, Spirituality, and Wellbeing (Peter Lang, 2021), 262-268.
With Iris M. Yob, ed., Humane Music Education for the Common Good (Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 2020).
To Love or Not to Love (Western Classical Music): That is the Question (for Music Educators), Philosophy of Music Education Review 28 (2) (Fall 2020): 128-144.
Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: Values for Music Education. Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education no. 226 (Fall 2020): 66-79.
Values and Music Education (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, November, 2021).
Reflections on a Scholar’s Life in Music Education, Journal of Research in Music Education, in press.