Dr. Timothy J. Groulx is Associate Professor of Music Education at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida since 2014. A native of Punta Gorda, Florida, he earned his Ph.D. in music education from the University of South Florida in 2010 where he was recipient of the Presidential Fellowship, and earned his Bachelor of Music and Master of Music in Teaching from Oberlin Conservatory in 1999. He is also active as a band adjudicator, guest conductor, and clinician. He has published research in the Journal of Research in Music Education, Journal of Historical Research in Music Education, Contributions to Music Education, Journal of Band Research, Journal of Music Teacher Education, Music Education Research International, Update!, and Research Perspectives in Music Education. He serves on the advisory committee for the International Journal of Music Education, Music Educators Journal, and Research Perspectives in Music Education. He has presented at research and in-service conferences throughout the United States as well as in Austria, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. His research interests include history and sociology of music education, particularly issues regarding race and school segregation, cultural representation in band literature, and has developed a method for instrumental music education that focuses on student creativity and expression prior to music reading.