Assistant Professor, Music Education
Tucker’s research interests include the agency, education, and identity, of music teachers and instrumental music student motivation. Her work may be found in the Journal of Music Teacher Education, Music Educators Journal, and Update: Applications of Research in Music Education. Tucker has annually presented her work for ensemble teachers at the Texas Music Educators Association Clinic and Convention in San Antonio, and she has presented research at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting and at the Symposium on Music Teacher Education. Tucker will present her dissertation research on band teacher agency at the 2020 National Association for Music Education National Conference, and she will also lead a panel presentation on music teacher identity research paradigms.