Professional Achievement Award 2014
Patricia Shehan Campbell
Ph.D. in Music Education, '81
Patricia Shehan Campbell is Donald E. Peterson Professor of Music at the University of Washington, where she teaches courses at the interface of education and ethnomusicology.
She is the author of Lessons from the World (1991), Music in Cultural Context (1996), Songs in Their Heads (1998, 2010), Teaching Music Globally (2004), Music and Teacher (2008), co-author of Music in Childhood (2013, fourth edition), co-editor of the Global Music Series and the Oxford Handbook on Children’s Musical Cultures (2013).
Campbell was designated the MENC Senior Researcher in Music Education in 2002, and in 2012 received the Taiji Prize (shared with Ravi Shankar and Bruno Nettl) for the preservation of traditional music.
She is chair of the Advisory Board of Smithsonian Folkways and president of The College Music Society.