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Mark Campbell

Professor: Music Education

Crane Music Center A302
TEL: (315) 267-3229

Mark Robin Campbell is Professor of Music Education. His study of music teacher education, emphasizing personalized learning built on empirical research and principled practice has established him as a leader in the field. Known for its excellence, and backed by 30 years of teaching in K-12 schools and higher education, Campbell's work has led to involvement in numerous educational and leadership projects around the nation. Recent collaborations have focused on designing inquiry-based learning and change agency as a basis for living a creative and vitalized life in music teaching. Campbell regularly appears at state and national conferences, and his published work can be found in handbooks and journals ranging from classroom teaching to curriculum and research design. He is coauthor of Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching (Routledge), editor of Musicality and Milestones (University of Illinois), and coeditor of Advances in Music Education Research (Information Age Publishing). Campbell's teaching has been recognized as important in helping young music teachers clarify reasons for teaching and for creating powerful pedagogical repertoires for student learning. A graduate of the University of Illinois and a recipient of a "Teacher of the Year" award in the Illinois, Campbell was raised in a musically active family and is a "music maker and taker" of all kinds. He is a committed and lifelong "student of music teaching."