Ann Marie Stanley, Ph.D. is Director of the School of Music and Professor of Music Education at The Pennsylvania State University. Before her appointment at Penn State, Stanley was Professor of Music and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies at Louisiana State University’s College of Music and Dramatic Arts, and Associate Professor of Music Education at the Eastman School of Music (2007–2016). Stanley taught public school general music for seven years in California. In addition to a doctorate from the University of Michigan, she has degrees in oboe performance from Wichita State University. Stanley is the chair-elect of the Society for Music Teacher Education, and she co-authored the Oxford Handbook of Preservice Music Teacher Education in the U.S. (2020). She has published over 30 textbook chapters and research studies in major music journals, including Arts Education Policy Review, Bulletin for the Council for Research in Music Education, Journal of Music Teacher Education, and Research Studies in Music Education.

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