Nancy H. Barry

Nancy H. Barry

Nancy H. Barry is Professor of Music Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn University. She earned the Master’s degree and Ph.D. in music education, and certificates in Electronic Music and Computers in Music from Florida State University. Barry is an international scholar in music education with publications in such journals as Arts and Learning, Psychology of Music, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Contributions to Music Education, UPDATE, and Bulletin of Research in Music Education, among others. She served as editor of the Journal of Technology in Music Learning, and is a reviewer for Psychology of Music. Professor Barry is a frequent presenter at national and international professional conferences. She was on the faculty of the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Auburn from 1990–2000. Barry served as Professor, Graduate Coordinator and Chair of Music Education at the University of Oklahoma from 2000–2007 where she received the Henry Daniel Rinsland Memorial Award for Excellence in Educational Research in 2006 and was awarded a Presidential Professorship in 2007. She returned to Auburn in 2007. Recent international activities include being selected by the Confucious Institute to visit China as a member of a delegation of educators, and establishing a community-based partnership for AU students and faculty to work in Malawi, Africa. Barry is a long-time member of the College Music Society. She has served CMS in numerous capacities including Southern Chapter President and Mentoring Committee Chair and recently was elected to serve as National CMS Secretary.

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