Ann Marie Stanley, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor of Music Education at Louisiana State University. Before her LSU appointment, Dr. Stanley was an Associate Professor of MusicEducation at the Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, where she was on the faculty from 2007-2016.
Dr. Stanley has written on musical collaboration, qualitative research methodology, and music teacher professional development and curriculum in Arts Education Policy Review, Bulletin for the Council for Research in Music Education, and Research Studies in Music Education. In the last three years she has authored four book chapters: one in the Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education (2013, Oxford University Press), one in Musicianship-Focused Curriculum and Assessment (2014, GIA Publications), one in Visions of Music Teacher Education (2015, Rowman and Littlefield) and one in Polyvocal Professional Learning through Self-study (2016, Sense Publishers). Her chapter on professional development for elementary music teachers appears in the forthcoming Engaging Musical Practices: A Sourcebook for Elementary General Music (2017, Rowman and Littlefield). Dr. Stanley serves on the editorial boards of Arts Education Policy Review and Journal of Research in Music Performance.
Dr. Stanley is a senior editor and chapter author for the forthcoming (2018) Oxford Handbook on Preservice Music Teacher Education in the United States (Oxford University Press): a 50-chapter comprehensive overview of research and promising practices in all areas of music teacher preparation.
Dr. Stanley has presented at over 30 national and international conferences in music education, including those sponsored by the Society for Music Teacher Educators, National Association for Music Education, American Educational Research Association, the International Society for Music Education, and the International Symposium on the Philosophy of Music Education. She is also widely known for her engaging, interactive workshops on creative collaboration in elementary and secondary general music, presented at numerous state and local music conferences.
Dr. Stanley received the Ph.D. in Music Education from University of Michigan in 2009. Before entering academia, she taught public school general music and children’s choir for seven years in California. She has a BM and MM in oboe performance from Wichita State University and teaching credentials from California State University, East Bay.