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Kris Shaffer, Ph.D. (Yale University, 2011), is Instructor of Music Theory at the University of Colorado–Boulder and Editor for Hybrid Pedagogy, Publishing Division. He is also the lead author of Open Music Theory.

Recent articles

bell hooks and spiritual pedagogy

To educate as the practice of freedom . . . comes easiest to those of us who teach who also believe that there is an aspect of our voc... –

Essential reading on education

These are, I think, books and articles that all educators should read. At least, they have been important in developing my philosophy and... –

I'm writing a book...I think

I want to write a book about education. The focus will primarily be on making a case against a number of industrial-era educational pract... –

2014 in words

A lot happened in 2014, and a lot was written about it. Here are the highlights from my work and, far more substantially, the work of oth... –

Ian Quinn presents at CU

Today my dissertation advisor from Yale gave a presentation at CU. It was part of the music theory & musicology colloquium series, an... –