- Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2020
- Certificate in Educational Administration, DePaul University, 2010
- M.M.E., University of Illinois, 2009
- B.M.E., Indiana University, 2002
Brian Shaw is assistant professor of music in music education at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His areas of scholarly interest include assessment and grading practices, educational and social psychology, quantitative research methods, and education policy.
Shaw is the author of the book Music Assessment for Better Ensembles, an assessment and grading resource published by Oxford University Press. His work is published in the Journal of Research in Music Education, and he has presented at the National Association for Music Education’s Music Research and Teacher Education and National In-Service conferences, the Music Education and Multilevel Modeling Special Interest Groups of the American Educational Research Association, the International Research in Music Education conference, the International Symposium of Assessment in Music Education, the International Symposium on the Sociology of Music Education, and the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic.
Previously, Shaw was a member of the music education faculty at The Ohio State University and an award-winning music teacher and administrator in Indiana and Illinois.
His bands have performed at prestigious events, including the Illinois Music Education Conference and Illinois Superstate Concert Band Festival. His band has also appeared as a demonstration ensemble at the Midwest Clinic.
Shaw earned degrees are from The Ohio State University, the University of Illinois, and Indiana University.