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Bruce Kelley

Bruce Kelley
Associate Professor
Music, College of Fine Arts
Phone: 605-677-6246
I am Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning, and an Associate Professor of Music.
Teaching Interests:
Music Theory, American Music, Music Composition
Research Interests:
Music Theory Pedagogy, Fink's Theories of Course Design and Significant Learning
  • Ph D, Music Theory, The Ohio State University, 1997
  • MA, Music Theory, The Ohio State University, 1991
  • Bachelor of Music, Trombone Performance, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 1989
  • Lushbough, C., Kelley, B., (2010), : Experimental Learning and Student Attitudes, Academic Exchange Quarterly , vol. 14, iss. 1, pp. 170-174.
Awards and Honors:
  • Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Faternity's Orpheus Award, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, 2007
  • Graduate Outstanding Achievement Award, Division of Music Theory, The Ohio State University School of Music, 1997
  • Outstanding Teaching Associate Award (Division of Music Theory), The Ohio State University School of Music, 1996
  • PEW Foundation Fellow, PEW Foundation, 1993
  • The PEW Teaching Leadership Award, University of Illinois, 1993
  • The Ohio State University Fellowship, The Ohio State University, 1989
  • Kelley, B., Flores, J., Svien, L., Swanson, D. Becoming a Fulbright Scholar. Presented at the The strategies and Success:, USD.
  • Gapp, S., Kelley, B. (2007, March). Read the Write Thing. Presented at the Excellence in Teaching Workshops, Vermillion, SD.