April 9, 2014
Dr. Kristen Pellegrino
Department of Music Assistant Professor Kristen Pellegrino was honored with the American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Early Career Paper Award in Music Education.
The award recognizes an outstanding music education paper presented at the AERA annual meeting by an early career music education researcher.
Dr. Pellegrino's research interests include music teacher identity, teacher education, and professional development. Her research includes her dissertation, “The Meanings and Values of Music-Making in the Lives of String Teachers: Exploring the Intersections of Music-making and Teaching” and articles that have been published in the Journal of Research in Music Education (JRME), Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music Education (CRME), Arts Education Policy Review (AEPR), Contributions to Music Education (CME), and Journal of Music Teacher Education (JMTE). She is currently writing a chapter for The Oxford Handbook of Qualitative Research in American Music Education and wrote a chapter that will be published in Advances in Music Education Research (AMER).