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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigan Positionsort icon

Barton L. Polot

Assistant Professor of Music (Music Education, Piano Pedagogy, Music Technology)

Java N. Hibgee

1933 - 1942
Assistant Professor of Music Education

Sandra L. Snow

1997 - 2004
Associate Professor of Music (Music Education)

Janice A. Clark

1958 - 1993
Associate Professor of Music Education
Lecturer in Education

Betty Anne Younker

2000 - 2011
Associate Professor of Music Education
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, School of Music

Kevin L. Sedatole

1996 - 1999
Donald R. Shepherd Assistant Professor of Music (Conducting and Music Education)

James O. Froseth

1971 - 2000
Professor of Music (Education)

Marguerite Vivian Hood

1942 - 1973
Professor of Music (Education)

James A. Standifer

1970 - 2001
Professor of Music (Education)

Clyde Vroman

1936 - 1974
Professor of Music (Education)
Director of Admissions

Roger E. Jacobi

1957 - 1989
Professor of Music (Music Education)

Geneva Christine Nelson

1946 - 1974
Professor of Music (Music Education)

David Earl Mattern

1929 - 1959
Professor of Music Education
Head of the Department of Music Education

Robert L. Culver

1977 - 2011
Professor of Music Education

Carol P. Richardson

1997 - 2009
Professor of Music Education