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Personal profile

Biography

Dr Jane Southcott is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. Her research foci are twofold. She explores community music, culture, ageing and engagement in the arts employing both a qualitative, phenomenological approach and quantitative strategies. Her other research field is historical, particularly concerning the development of the music curriculum in Australia, America and Europe. She is a narrative historian and much of her research is biographical.

Research interests

  • Music education and research in music education.
  • Music curriculum history in Australia, America and Europe.
  • Phenomenology 
  • Autoethnography
  • The Arts and positive ageing
  • Lifelong education and intergenerational engagement
  • Multiculturalism 
  • Diaspora

Research area keywords

  • music education
  • community music
  • history of education
  • positive ageing
  • phenomenology
  • arts education
  • Multiculturalism and diversity
  • autoethnography
  • Inclusive Education
  • lifelong education
  • diaspora

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Projects

Research Output

Dancing my way through life; embodying cultural diversity across time and space: an autoethnography

Zhang, N., Gindidis, M. & Southcott, J., 2020, In : The Qualitative Report. 25, 1, p. 88-104 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

Open Access
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1 Citation (Scopus)

Sarah Anna Glover: Nineteenth-Century Music Education Pioneer

Southcott, J., 2020, 1st ed. Lanham MD USA: Lexington Books. 349 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBookResearchpeer-review

“Compassionate dictatorship”: leading old singers in community choirs in Australia

Joseph, D. & Southcott, J., 2020, In : The Qualitative Report. 25, 6, p. 1489-1504 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Activities

  • 5 Editorial responsibility
  • 2 Professional association or peak discipline body
  • 1 Contribution to conference
  • 1 Membership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

International Journal of Music Education (Journal)

Jane Southcott (Editor in chief)

1 Jul 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

International Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education 2018

Ed Creely (Speaker), & Jane Southcott (Speaker)

3 Dec 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

The Qualitative Report (Journal)

Jane Southcott (Editorial board member)

2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

Chair, History Standing Committee ISME

Jane Southcott (Chair/ Co-Chair)

2016 → …

Activity: External Academic EngagementProfessional association or peak discipline body

Heather Gell Dalcroze Trust (External organisation)

Jane Southcott (Member)

2015 → …

Activity: Industry, Government and Philanthropy Engagement and PartnershipsMembership of an advisory panel/policy group/ board

Press / Media

The Joy of Poetry

Ed Creely & Jane Southcott

1/04/20

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Article/Feature