ACTING PVC (AEL)

PhD MHEd MMus GradDipMus BMus LMUSA LTCL

Email pvcael@griffith.edu.au

Phone +61 7 3735 5711

Areas of responsibility

  • Executive level leadership and management of the Arts, Education and Law Group.
  • Strategy planning for the Group.
  • Management of the Group budget and student load targets.
  • High level external representation of the University and Group nationally and internationally.

Biography

Professor Scott Harrison is a graduate of Queensland Conservatorium and the University of Queensland. He has experience in teaching music in primary, secondary and tertiary environments. Performance interests and experience include opera and music theatre as both singer and musical director. His teaching areas focus on pedagogy, research design and gender. His major research areas are music and wellbeing, vocal education, music teacher education and masculinities and music and he has been awarded grants in the areas of pedagogy, music and health and employability. He has published extensively in these fields and is author or editor of Masculinities and Music (2008), Male Voices: Stories of Boys Learning through Making Music (2009), Perspectives on Teaching Singing (2010), Perspectives on Males and Singing (2012) and Teaching Singing in the 21st Century (2014). His latest book on musical theatre education and training will be published by Routledge in 2020. Scott is a past President of the Australian National Association of Teachers of Singing. In 2010 he won and a national award for Learning and Teaching and in 2012 he became a National Learning and Teaching Fellow.

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