School of Music professor Steven Morrison has been named editor of the Journal of Research in Music Education, bringing the editorial offce of the publication back to the UW for the frst time in decades.
A publication of the National Association for Music Education, the quarterly, peer-reviewed journal presents original research on a wide range of topics including various aspects of music pedagogy, history, and philosophy.
“This is the second time the editorial offce of the JRME has been at the UW,” Morrison says. “Emeritus Professor James Carlsen served as editor in the 1970s.”
Morrison, chair of the Music Education program at the UW and director of the UW’s Laboratory for Music Cognition, Culture, and Learning, has published extensively in the journal, with areas of focus including neurological responses to music listening, perceptual and performance aspects of pitch-matching and intonation, and use of expressive gesture and modeling in ensemble teaching.