Lisa Martin


Position: Assistant Professor (music education)
Phone: 419-372-2095
Address: 2159 Moore Musical Arts Center

Dr. Lisa Martin currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music Education at Bowling Green State University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in music education. She holds a bachelors degree in music education from the University of Illinois, and she earned both MME and Ph.D degrees from the University of Colorado Boulder. Prior to her appointment at BGSU, she served as a graduate instructor at the University of Colorado. She also spent nine years teaching band and orchestra in Illinois and Colorado, specializing in instruction at the middle school level. In addition to her teaching responsibilities at BGSU, she coordinates the Music Plus outreach program with Toledo Public Schools, facilitates the Musicianship and Advanced Pedagogy program within the music education department, and runs the Middle School Academy Band outreach program, serving young musicians in northwest Ohio. 

Dr. Martin’s research interests include music teacher identity development, assessment practices in music education, and music teacher evaluation. She has presented locally, nationally, and internationally, publishing her work in the Journal of Music Teacher Education, Bulletin of the Council for Research in Music EducationJournal of Historical Research in Music EducationMusic Educators Journal, and Music Education Research. In addition, she has written regularly for The Instrumentalist. Dr. Martin is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda National Music Honor Society, and she maintains an active membership in various professional organizations.