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Crystal Lynn Gerrard

Crystal Lynn Gerrard

Assistant Professor of Music (Instrumental)

Department(s)

New, Music Education

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New Faculty for 2018-2019

Crystal L. Gerrard will join the faculty of the UNT College of Music as an Assistant Professor of music education in August 2018. Dr. Gerrard earned her PhD in Music Education from The Ohio State University in 2018. Her research interests include urban music education, music teacher education, culturally responsive pedagogy, culturally sustaining pedagogy, and social justice in music education. Her dissertation is entitled, "Perceptions of Band Participation in a Predominantly Latino School Community.”

A native of Texas, Dr. Gerrard previously held public school band teaching positions in Grand Prairie and Lewisville. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and Southern Methodist University respectively.