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Green, Lucy
Lucy Green is Professor of Music Education at the Institute of Education, London University, UK. She is the author of Music on Deaf Ears: Musical Meaning, Ideology and Education (1988/2008), Music, Gender, Education(1997), How Popular Musicians Learn: A Way Ahead For Music Education (2001) and Music, Informal Learning and the School: A New Classroom Pedagogy (2008); as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She has lectured in many countries around the world, and sits on the editorial boards of a range of journals, including Research Studies in Music Education, the British Journal of Music Education, Radical Musicology, Music Education Research, Popular Music, and others.

Jorgensen, Estelle R.
Professor of graduate courses in the foundations of music education at Indiana University, Estelle Jorgensen also serves as editor for Philosophy of Music Education Review, and is the founding chair of the philosophy special research interest group of MENC: The National Association for Music Education. She is the author of several books, including In Search of Music Education (1997), Transforming Music Education (2003), The Art of Teaching Music (2008), and Pictures of Music Education (2011). Addressing a broad array of themes in the philosophy of music education, she is a frequent contributor to leading research journals internationally.

Koskoff, Ellen
Ellen Koskoff is Professor of Ethnomusicology at the Eastman School of Music.  Her scholarly work includes publications in Ethnomusicology, The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, International Council for Traditional Music, and Worlds of Music.  She served as editor for Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Vol. 3: United States and Canada, and edited and contributed to Women and Music in Cross-CulturalPerspective.  She has served as the President of the Society for Ethnomusicology (2000-2002), and as local arrangements chair for the SEM National Conference in 1986 and Feminist Theory and Music II in 1993. She is currently the series editor for the new Eastman/Rochester series in ethnomusicolgy.    

Koza, Julia
Julia Eklund Koza is a professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, and the School of Music, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition, she is a faculty affiliate in the Women's Studies Program. Her widely published research focuses on equity and social justice issues in education, music, and music education, as well as on corporate influence on music education policy. Her work has appeared in the Musical Quarterly, Journal of Research in Music Education, Philosophy of Music Education Review, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, Review of Education/Pedagogy/Cultural Studies, Educational Foundations, the Quarterly, and Music Educators Journal. Author of chapters in a number of edited collections and of the book Stepping Across: Four Interdisciplinary Studies of Education and Cultural Politics, she is currently working on a new book that examines Carl Seashore’s involvement in the American eugenics movement. She has served on the editorial board of several scholarly journals, including the Journal of Research in Music Education, the Quarterly, the Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education, and GEMS.

Lamb, Roberta
Roberta Lamb is Associate Professor at the School of Music, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada. She holds cross-appointments to Gender Studies and e Faculty of Education at Queen's. She teaches music education courses and women, gender, and music in the School of Music and works with graduate students in the Faculty of Education. She was head of Women's Studies 1991-1993. Lamb holds adjunct professor appointments to the Faculty of Education at the University of Victoria, B.C. and the Music Education Department of the Sibelius Academy, Helsinki. She is a founding member of GRIME and has published widely in a variety of interdisciplinary journals.

McCarthy, Marie 
Marie McCarthy is a general music specialist and has taught courses on music in the elementary and secondary school, learning theories for the music teacher, music cultures in the classroom, research methods in music education, and music teacher education. She was on the music faculty of the University of Maryland from 1990 to 2006. A former public-school teacher in Ireland, she has received numerous awards, including a Fulbright Scholarship and an Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Council for Research in Music Education. She serves as Chair of Music Education at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

McCartney, Andra 
Andra McCartney makes multimedia soundscapes, using moving microphones, digital filters and multi-track composition to focus attention on intricate subtleties and sonic undercurrents in everyday life. Her sound works have been produced by the Canadian Electroacoustic Community (Montréal), Terra Nova (MIT), Musicworks (Toronto), Artemisia Gallery (Chicago), the Canadian Society for Independent Radio Production (Ottawa) and Entartete Kunst (London,Ont), as well as online: http://coms.concordia.ca/faculty/mccartney.html. McCartney has also written extensively on the way in which technology shapes women's experience of their own creativity and musicality.

O'Neill, Susan
Susan O'Neill is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario and an Adjunct Professor at Simon Fraser University. She was formerly Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Associate Director of the Unit for the Study of Musical Skill and Development at Keele University, UK. Her research interests include motivation, identity, and gender issues associated with young people's development and engagement in music. She has published widely in the fields of music psychology and music education. She is currently Director of Research for Youth, Music and Education (RYME) and she is Senior Editor of the Biennial Book Series for the Canadian Music Educators Association (CMEA).

Pegley, Kip
Kip Pegley teaches in the School of Music, Queen's University at Kingston, Canada, cross-appointed to the Department of Women's Studies and the Department of Film and Media. Her research lies at the intersections of popular music, visual culture and critical theory. Her book, Coming to You Wherever You Are: MuchMusic, MTV and Youth Identities was published with Wesleyan University Press in 2008. She is currently co-editing (with Susan Fast, McMaster University) a volume of essays entitled Music, Violence and Geopolitics (Wesleyan, 2012) which explores the role of music in geopolitical conflict, both historical and contemporary, including wars, revolutions, protests, genocides, and the post 9/11 "war on terror." Her current research interests include music consumption practices and identity formation within youth cultures, and constructions of gender, race, and nationhood within international music television formats.

Weeks, Peter
Peter Weeks is a member of the Department of Sociology, St. Thomas University, New Brunswick. He has created and taught courses in the sociology of gender, sociology of communication, and the sociology of music. The latter includes feminist works by Susan McClary and Tia DeNora and embraces a wide range of musical traditions. He has written extensively on the sociology of music from an ethnomethodological perspective, and also on classroom interactions, and has published in Human Studies and Research on Language and Social Interaction. He is also active as a jazz and classical performing artist.

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