Janet R. Barrett

Associate Professor, Music Education


Janet R. Barrett

PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Janet Barrett is a general music specialist and researcher. Her research interests are in curriculum studies, interdisciplinary approaches in music education, and professional development in music teacher education. She is the co-author of Looking In On Music Teaching (McGraw-Hill/Primis, 2000), Sound Ways of Knowing: Music in the Interdisciplinary Curriculum (Schirmer, 1997), and Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching(Routledge, 2010). She also served as editor for Music Education as a Crossroads (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009). She is a contributor to the New Handbook of Research on Music Teaching and Learning, the International Handbook of Research in Arts Education, the Oxford Handbook of Music EducationMusic Education ResearchBulletin of the Council for Research in Music EducationResearch Studies in Music Education. She previously taught general and choral music in Iowa and Wisconsin. She is immediate past chair of the Society for Music Teacher Education.