Areas of Expertise:
• Research Methods in Music and Global Studies
• Cultural Diversity in Music Education (esp. multicultural music education, community music, popular music pedagogy)
• Cultural Heritage and Arts Policy
• Historical Ethnomusicology
• Transculturation and Institutions: Glocalization Theory 
• Social Theory and Psychology of Musical Understanding
• Wind Bands/Brass Bands Around the World
• Music Technology Studies (esp. new media and online music learning)
• Music Industry Studies (esp. Japan, China)
• Music of Contemporary Japan and Polynesia
• Computational Musicology and Social Change 
• Philosophy of Music (esp. non-Western and experimental philosophy)
• Talent Development and Originality in the Arts
• International History of Music Education (esp. USA, Japan, and New Zealand)

1. Music Competition, Cooperation, and Community: An Ethnography of a Japanese School Band (PhD dissertation, University of Washington, 2005: distributed on Proquest/UMI Digital Dissertations)
2. Patriotism and Nationalism in Music Education (co-edited book, Ashgate press, 2012; Routledge, 2016)
3. Wind Bands and Cultural Identity in Japanese Schools (monograph, Springer press, 2012; Japanese version forthcoming on Artes Publishing)
4. Theory and Method in Historical Ethnomusicology (co-edited book, Rowman & Littlefield, 2014)
International Perspectives on Translation, Education, and Innovation in Japanese and Korean Societies (Springer, 2018).
6. Music Glocalization: Heritage and Innovation in a Digital Age (co-edited book, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2018).
7. Advancing Music Education in Northern Europe (co-edited book, Routledge, 2019).
8. Teaching World Music in Higher Education (co-authored book, Routledge, 2020).  
9. On Music Education: East-West Dialogues (co-authored book, Chinese version: Shanghai Education Press, forthcoming).  
10. Ethnomusicology and Cultural Diplomacy (edited book, Rowman & Littlefield, 2021 forthcoming). 

Book Series Editorship:
The Lexington Series in Historical Ethnomusicology: Deep Soundings
 (edited by David G. Hebert and Jonatham McCollum), Rowman & Littlefield.

Reviews of My Books: 
Book Chapters and Symposium Proceedings:
Music Education for Changing Times: Guiding Visions for Practice
Oxford Handbook of Music Education.
Multicultural Perspectives in Music Education, Vol. 1
Multicultural Perspectives in Music Education, Vol. 2
Sociology and Music Education
Making Music (minor contributions to bestselling textbook series, Silver Burdett)
Music Education in the Asia Pacific Region
Orally Transmitted Music and Intercultural Education
De-Canonizing Music History
文化の翻訳北欧における日本文学研究を中心に (国際日本文化研究センター, 2011) [Cultural Translations]
Music of Japan Today
12. Readings in Ethnomusicology: A Collection of Papers Presented at the Ethnomusicology Symposium, 2013 (University of Dar es Salaam, 2014)
13. The Actual Problems of Contemporary Art Studies (2016, in Russian translation, Tashkent: Uzbekistan Ministry of Culture, based on keynote speech from conference Musical Traditions of the Orient in the Context of Contemporary Culture). 
17. Proceedings of New Directions for Performance and Music Teacher Education, Vol.1 (Xiamen University Press, 2020/in press, in Chinese translation). 

Articles with 35 Different Professional Journals:
6. Arts Education Policy Review (editorial / article) 
7. International Journal of Education and the Arts (
review 1 / review 2 review 3) 
8. International Reviewof the Aesthetics and Sociology of Music 
Asia-Pacific Journal of Arts Education 
Journal of Research in Music Education 
Finnish Journal of Music Education (2 articles) 
12. Japanese Journal of Research in Music Education (brief conference summary, in Japanese translation) 
13. Japanese Band Directors Association Journal (2 research articles in Japanese translation) 
Journal of the Indian Musicological Society (reprinted in book) 
Contributions to Music Education 
Journal of Band Research 
17. Yamanashi Journal of General Education 
International Journal of Music Education 
Alta Musica 
20. British Forum for Ethnomusicology Newsletter 
NBA Journal [National Band Association, USA]
Music Education Research International 
Research and Issues in Music Education (article and rejoinder) 
Journal of Pedagogy and Psychology "Signum Temporis"
Research in New Zealand Performing Arts (article and review) 
Journal of Music and Meaning (review)  
27. Ethnomusicology Review 
Music Educators Journal 
Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research 
Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education
32. Musikk og Tradisjon
33. The World of Music (review)
34. Journal of Popular Music Education 
35. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education (in press, 2021)

Contributions to Major Reference Works:

-SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture (three entries: "Historical Ethnomusicology," "Competition in Music," "Sociomusicology".

-Cambridge Encyclopedia of Brass Instruments (one entry: "Japan").


Click HERE for Citations in Google Scholar (900+; h-index:16).

Professor on 15 Supervisory/Examining Committees for Doctor degrees at universities in the USA, Canada, India, South Africa, Uzbekistan, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Spain . . . 

Supervisory Professor (or Co-Examiner where indicated):             
-Michael Simmons (2011, Boston University): Song Recall Among School Children: The Integration of Words and Music 
-Robert Allen (2010, Boston University): Free Improvisation and Performance Anxiety Among Piano Students [dissertation-based article accepted by leading research journal, Psychology of Music]
-Nancy Rosenberg (2010, Boston University): From Rock Music to Theory Pedagogy: Rethinking U.S. College Music Theory Education from a Popular Music Perspective
-Sami Alanne (2010, Sibelius Academy): Music Psychotherapy with Refugee Survivors of Torture: Interpretations of Three Clinical Case Studies. [Prof. Lauri Vakeva served as Chair for defense due to my departure from Finland; Opponent: Prof. Even Ruud.]  
-Arnold Chiwalala (2010, Sibelius Academy): Chizentele: My Path to Original Artistry and Creative Fusion of Ngoma with Finnish Folk Music and Dance (co-examiner with Prof. Hannu Saha)
-Tapani Heikinheimo (2009, Sibelius Academy): Intensity of Interaction in Instrumental Music Lessons (co-supervisor with Dr. Ritva Engestrom and Prof. Heidi Westerlund)

Doctoral Opponent or External Examiner (Key Committee Member in European PhD System): 
-David Johnson (in progress, 2021, Malmo Academy of Music, Lund University, Sweden): Playlist: A Critical Survey of Song Repertoire in Swedish Schools.  
-Daniel Burgos Solans, Music in Rituals as a Key Expression of Modern Beliefs in European Culture (in progress, 2021, University of South Africa). 
-Ashurov Baktiyor Shokirovich (2020, State Conservatory of Uzbekistan, Tashkent): Modern Interpretation of the Development of National Music Thinking, XVI-XVII Centuries (Based on the ‘Treatises on music’ of Nadjmiddin Kavkabi and Darvish Ali Changi)
-Swarnima Tewari (2019, Birla Institute of Technology, India): 
 Some Studies in Computational Musicology in Hindustani Music
-Lia Lonnert (2015, Malmo Academy of Music, Lund University, Sweden): Surrounded by Sound: Experienced Orchestral Harpists' Professional Knowledge and Learning (PhD in music).
-Anita Prest (2014, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada): The Growth and Contributions of Bridging Social Capital to Rural Vitality via School-Community Music Education Partnerships (PhD in education).
-Victoria Eugenia Bautista García (2011, University of Malaga, Spain):  Actitud del Alumnado de Educación Secundaria Obligatoria Frente a la Música Clásica, European PhD in music, cum laude.

Doctoral Advisory Committee Member (Second Reader or Third Reader):
-Steinar Satre (in progress, Department of Education, University of Bergen): Changes to Learning Practices in Jazz
-Joseph M. Pignato (2010, Boston University): An Analysis of Practical Challenges Posed by Teaching Improvisation: Case Studies in New York State Schools
-Deanna Frith Weber (2010, Boston University): The Freedom Singers: Their History and Legacy for Music Education
-Ari Poutiainen (2009, Sibelius Academy): Stringprovisation: A Fingering Strategy for Jazz Violin Improvisation [reviewed in Strings Journal, The Strad, and Fiddler magazines]
-Carol Shansky (2008, Boston University): A History of Two New Jersey Community Bands: The Franklin and Waldwick Bands