Dr. Daniel Keown

Assistant Professor

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His research and creative interests include the psychology of music in multimedia, film music and sound effects design, interdisciplinary approaches in music, music psychology, descriptive and experimental quantitative research, and serving culturally diverse learners in vocal music education.  Keown regularly presents his research at state, regional, and national conferences and has most recently published research in the Psychology of Music, Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, Music Educators Journal, and Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education.  

Keown is an active member of the National Association for Music Educators, Technology Institute for Music Educators, Society for Music Perception and Cognition,
and College Music Society.