Researcher biography

Julie Ballantyne is known for her work in the areas of music teacher identities, social justice, music teacher education, and the social and psychological impacts of musical engagement. An Associate Professor in Music Education in the School of Music at the University of Queensland, Australia, she has won commendations and fellowships for her teaching, and also holds leadership positions with organisations such as the International Society for Music Education. Currently Editor-in-chief for the journal Research Studies in Music Education, Julie has published in key journals and has co-edited a book Navigating Music and Sound Education. She enjoys teaching pre-service and in-service teachers at the Bachelor and Masters Level, as well as supervising several PhD students.