Leslie Linton

Adjunct Assistant Research Professor
Office: TC 123
Email: llinton5@uwo.ca

Dr. Leslie Linton is an Adjunct Assistant Research Professor in the Don Wright Faculty of Music. She has taught various music education courses to undergraduate, graduate, and preservice students in the Don Wright Faculty of Music and Faculty of Education. Prior to her graduate studies, she taught for over 20 years in diverse settings such as independent studio teaching, elementary music education in both public and private schools in various locations including London, Hamilton, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Calgary. Dr. Linton is both Editor and Peer Review Editor of the Canadian Music Educator, which is the national Journal for the Canadian Music Educators’ Associations. She is on the Research Committee and Editorial Board of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Associations. Dr. Linton has a great passion for research and scholarship, and her areas of interest include the sociology of childhood and music education, critical pedagogy, technology in music education, informal learning, general elementary music education, and alternate program for youth engagement. She received her doctoral degree in 2014 and currently has over 60 publications, conference presentations, workshops, and symposiums worldwide, and is also co-inventor of an interactive music listening app. Dr. Linton’s first book, "Elementary music education, informal learning, and the new sociology of childhood" was published in August 2015 and is available through this link: http://mellenpress.com/mellenpress.cfm?bookid=9155&pc=9