Joseph Abramo Wins Research Award

Justine Dolorfino | January 12, 2011

The Arts and Humanities Department is pleased to announce that Music Program graduate Joseph Abramo, Ed. D. has received the Outstanding Emerging Researcher Award from The Center for Music Education Research. This award, presented at the Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium at the University of South Florida, honors music education researchers at the early stages of their careers. As a benefit of this award, Joseph will present new research at the Symposium, which will be published in the journal Music Education Research International.

Joseph is currently the Assistant Professor of Music Education at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY where he teaches courses in music pedagogy, supervises student teachers, and directs the College’s popular music ensembles.  Since graduating from TC in 2009, Joseph has been named co-editor of the journal Gender, Education, Music, Society, has made numerous invited and peer-reviewed presentations at national and state conferences, and has authored several publications including “Gender Differences of Popular Music Production in Secondary Schools” in the upcoming edition of the Journal of Research in Music Education.  Intersecting lines of inquiry include gender, popular music pedagogy, race, multiculturalism, instrumental music, and poststructural theory.

Joseph received an Ed. D. in Music Education from TC in 2009.  His dissertation, Popular Music and Gender in the Classroom, was sponsored by Assistant Professor Randall Allsup.

Read our interview with Dr. Abramo here!