Editorial Board

The journal was established in November 2020 and has an acting Editorial Board with members appointed by the Board of the Nordic Network of Research in Music Education (NNRME).

Live Weider Ellefsen, PhD, Professor of Music Education, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences (INN), Department of Art and Cultural Studies, Hamar, Norway

Ellefsen chairs the Nordic Network for Music Education Research (NNRME) and co-chairs Inland University’s research group, Music Education and Cultural Studies. Her main research interest has been to investigate music educational practices as arenas of subjectivation as well as negotiation of knowledge and power. In this, her theoretical and methodological approach includes discourse theory, policy and curriculum theory, gender studies, cultural theory and the sociology of music education. From 2018-2022 she was a member of DYNAMUS, The social dynamics of musical upbringing and schooling in the Norwegian welfare state (supported by the Norwegian Research Council). Ellefsen supervises students and teaches courses in music education, philosophy of science/methodology, cultural studies and performance at the bachelor, master and PhD levels, in addition to being a pianist and choral conductor. Contact information

Siw Graabræk Nielsen, Dr. polit., Professor of Music Education, Norwegian Academy of Music, Department of Music Education and Music Therapy, Oslo

Nielsen is educated as a music teacher and as a church organist, and is now working as professor of music education at the Norwegian Academy of Music, Oslo, where she is co-head of the Centre of Educational Research in Music (CERM). Nielsen has been co-editing the Nordic Network of Research in Music Education Yearbook for over ten years and has lead this network for several years. Contact information

Marja-Leena Juntunen,
PhD, MM, Professor of Music Education, Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland

Juntunen is a professor of music education at the Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland. Previously she has worked as an associate professor and senior lecturor at the University of Oulu, Finland. Her research is in music education, focusing on music teaching and learning in schools, music shools, higher education, and music teacher education. Embodiment, within Dalcroze pedagogy in particular, is one of her central research topics. Recently she has worked as a group leader and researcher in the ArtsEqual research initiative (2015-2021), examining issues relating to equity in arts education. She has published widely in international research journals and is a contributor to various anthologies. She has served as an editorial board member, guest editor, and review reader in several research journals. Contact information

Jonathan Lilliedahl
, PhD, Associate Professor of Music Education, School of Music, Theatre and Art, Örebro University, Sweden

Lilliedahl serves as an editorial board member of several journals, including Arts Education Policy Review, International Journal of Music Education, and Nordic Research in Music Education. His research centers on the social, cultural, and historical recontextualization of educational knowledge, with particular concern for arts education policy issues. Lilliedahl has published articles in, for example, Music Education Research, British Journal of Music Education, British Journal of Sociology of Education, and Journal of Curriculum Studies. Contact information

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