Faculty/Staff Profile

Jennifer S. Shank, Phd

Chair, Department of Music

Highest Degree University: University of Kentucky
PO Box: 5045
(931) 372-3167


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Dr. Jennifer S. Shank received her Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Kentucky. Prior to her appointment at Tennessee Tech University she has held teaching positions at the University of Southern Mississippi, Manassas Park High School in Manassas, VA and St. Joseph School in Martinsburg, WVA. Dr. Shank holds a BA in Secondary Education from Shepherd University and a MM from The University of Kentucky.

Her research focuses on the use of visual arts in music listening and adult learners and has presented papers at the American Orff Schulwerk National Conference, International Conference on Arts and Humanities, National Symposium of Music Instruction Technology, International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Music Educators National Conference and the Southern Division Music Educators Conference.   She also has been a presenter at the Mountain Lake Symposium, Georgia Music Educators Conference and Mississippi Music Educators Conference as well as a clinician for continuing teacher education around the mid south.

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