Jennifer Moder-Bell, IPhD

Photo of Jennifer Moder-Bell, IPh.D.Associate Professor of Music Education

Office: Hettenhausen Center for the Arts (Hett) 1092

Phone: (618) 537-6428



Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy, Music Education and Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri-Kansas City (2013)

Master of Music Education, Illinois State University (2010)

Bachelor of Music Education, University of Illinois (2001)

Teaching Interests

Music Education Methods

Conducting & Band Literature

Concert & Brass Bands


Music Appreciation


Teaching Philosophy

All students should have the opportunity to participate in music and the arts!

Research Interests

Non-music Major Participation in College Bands

Instrument Selection

Gender Bias

Recruitment & Retention of Trombone Players


William Norman Grandy Teaching Award (2020)

Organizations & Memberships

NAfME Member

Advisory Board Member of the Music Educators Journal