Nicole Rene Robinson portrait
  • Assistant Vice President for Equity and Diversity, College Of Fine Arts
  • Professor, School Of Music

Professional Service

  • International Journal of Music Education . Role: Guest Reviewer. Guest Reviewer. 07/15/2016 - 09/15/2016
  • UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education. Role: Reviewer . UPDATE: Applications of Research in Music Education (2012-present) . 02/15/2016 - present
  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education . Role: Founding Faculty Advisor. Founding Faculty Advisor, Collegiate National Association for Music Education (2015-present). 01/2015 - 11/2016
  • Utah Coalition for Arts Education. Role: Co-founding Chair. Utah Coalition for Arts Education (2014-present). 02/2014 - 02/10/2016
  • Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program . Role: Executive Committee Member. Executive Committee, Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (2013-present). 02/2013 - 02/18/2016
  • UPDATE: Applications for Research in Music Education. Role: Reviewer. Reviewer. 08/2012 - 05/2018
  • American Educators Research Association . Division K Teaching and Teacher Education Newsletter Co-Editor , AERAr, 2012-present. 02/16/2012 - present
  • Task Force on Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness Committee . Role: Member. Member, Task Force on Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness Committee (2010). 01/2010 - 12/2012
  • Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission. Role: Board of Directors. Board of Directors, Memphis and Shelby County Music Commission (2010-2012). 01/2010 - 01/2012
  • “Race to the Top” Response Planning Committee. Role: Member. Member, “Race to the Top” Response Planning Committee (2010). 01/2010 - 12/2010
  • National Recording Academy of Arts & Science. Role: Board of Directors. Board of Directors, National Recording Academy of Arts & Science (2008-2012). 01/2008 - 02/2012
  • Visible College: Music Industry & Media College. Role: Board of Directors. Board of Directors, Visible College: Music Industry & Media College (2008-2012) . 01/2008 - 01/2012
  • TN Collegiate National Association of Music Education. Role: State Chair,. State Chair, TN Collegiate National Association of Music Education (formerly cMENC) (2005-2008). 02/2005 - 02/2008
  • Journal of Southern Music Education. Role: Reviewer. Reviewer, Journal of Southern Music Education (2005-2012). 01/2005 - 02/2012
  • Tennessee Association of Music Executives of Colleges & Universities. Role: Member. Member, Tennessee Association of Music Executives of Colleges & Universities, (2005-2012). 01/2005 - 01/2012
  • Memphis Chapter of the National Association Black Female Executive Music & Entertainment . Role: Co-Founder. Co-Founder, Memphis Chapter of the National Association Black Female Executive Music & Entertainment (2005-2008). 01/2005 - 01/2008
  • Tennessee MENC Music Educators Executive Board. Role: Member. Member, Tennessee MENC Music Educators Executive Board (2005-2008). 01/2005 - 01/2008
  • Tennessee Certification Revision Committee . Role: Member. Member, Tennessee Certification Revision Committee (2005-2007) . 01/2005 - 02/2007
  • DeNueville Learning Center . Role: Board of Directors. Board of Directors, DeNueville Learning Center (2005). 01/2005 - 12/2005
  • NABFEME Inaugural Showcase. Role: Co-coordinator. Co-coordinator, NABFEME Inaugural Showcase, (2005). 01/2005 - 12/2005
  • NASM Accreditation Committee. Role: Member. Member, NASM Accreditation Committee (2004). 01/2004 - 12/2004
  • College of Education NCATE Accreditation Committee. Role: Member. Member, College of Education NCATE Accreditation Committee (2003; 2008). 01/2003 - 01/2008
  • Partners in the Arts Committee. Role: Member. Member, Partners in the Arts Committee, (2003-2004). 01/2003 - 01/2004
  • Partners in the Arts. Role: Board of Directors. Board of Directors, Partners in the Arts (2003-2004). 01/2003 - 01/2004
  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education . Role: Founding Advisor. Founding Advisor, Collegiate National Association for Music Education (2000-2003; 2004-2012) . 01/2000 - 02/2012

Internal Service

  • Arts and Social Justice Task Force Committee (2016) . Founder, 09/15/2016 - present. University service.
  • U-Faculty Ambassador Think Tank (2016) . Founder, 09/14/2016 - present. University service.
  • Music Education (Instrumental) Search Committee (2016) . Member, 08/16/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Musicology Search (20th/21st Century) Committee (2016) . Member, 08/16/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education (2016) . Founding Faculty Advisor, 08/15/2016 - present. Department service.
  • Sr. Vice President of Research Search Committee (2015). Member, 09/2015 - 05/2016. University service.
  • Internal Reviewer, College of Education, Education Leadership and Policy Graduate Council (2015). Internal Reviewer, 09/2015 - 12/2015. University service.
  • Dean’s Council Committee, 2014-. Member, 08/15/2015 - present. College service.
  • Musicology Search Committee (20th Century) (2015). Member, 08/2015 - 05/2016. Department service.
  • Musicology Search Committee, 2015 (2 positions) . Member, 10/15/2014 - present. College service.
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, 2014-present. Member, 08/30/2014 - present. Department service.
  • College Council Committee (2014-2016) . Member, 04/13/2014 - 05/20/2016. College service.
  • Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (2014-present). Member, , 01/2014 - 02/2016. Department service.
  • ARTS Education, 2013-present. Member, 08/15/2013 - present. College service.
  • ARTS Education Committee. Member, 08/2013 - 12/2013. College service.
  • Collegiate National Association for Music Education (Syracuse University). Faculty Advisor, 01/2013 - 05/2013. Department service.
  • “The Academy” Guest Artist Series (Syracuse University). Developer/Coordinator, 01/2013 - 05/2013. Department service.
  • Dual Faculty ad-hoc Committee (Syracuse University) . Member, 01/2013 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Landscape on Urban Education Lecture Series (Syracuse University). Member, 01/2013 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Urban Degree/CAS Planning Committee, School of Education (Syracuse University). Member, 01/2013 - 05/2013. College service.
  • Artistic Planning Committee (Syracuse University). Member, 01/2013 - 05/2013. Department service.
  • Secondary Education Programs (SEPG), (Syracuse University). Member, 01/2013 - 05/2013. College service.

Community Partnership

  • Art Works for Kids Advisory Board, 2014-present. 08/15/2014 - present
  • Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program, Executive Committee, 2013-present. 09/14/2013 - present
  • Beverley Taylor Sorenson Professional Development Series, Developer, 2013-present. 08/15/2013 - present
  • Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts Learning Program (PDP Mentor--JoAnn Meitler). 08/2013 - 12/2013
  • Salt Lake City School District (Rosanne Henderson, Music Supervisor). 08/2013 - 12/2013

Outreach

  • Beverley Taylor Sorenson Music Education Professional Development Series. 08/2013 - 12/2013

Honors & Awards

  • National Association of Diversity Officer of Higher Education Leadership Fellow, Cohort 4, 2017-2018 (one of two fellows selected nationwide) . NADOHE: National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education , 01/16/2017
  • Thomas Briggs Excellence in Teaching, Finalist, University of Memphis, 2011 . University of Memphis, 01/2011
  • Faculty Research Award, University of Memphis, 2010 . University of Memphis, 01/2010
  • National Undergraduate CMENC Chapter Excellence Award, MENC. National Association for Music Education , 01/2010
  • Undergraduate Student Chapter Excellence Award, University of Memphis, 2010. University of Memphis, 01/2010
  • Gierer Diversity Research Award, University of Memphis, 2010. University of Memphis, 01/2010
  • National Collegiate Advisory Council Finalist (CMENC), 2005 . National Association for Music Education , 01/2005
  • “Ignite Excitement” University Teaching Award Finalist, 2005. University of Memphis, 01/2005
  • Pi Kappa Lambda Honorary Music Society, 2000. Florida State University , 01/2000
  • Ruth Jewel Music Scholarship Award, North Carolina Central University, 1996. North Carolina Central University, 01/1996
  • N.C. Prospective Teaching Scholarship, NC Department of Education, 1992-1994. North Carolina Department of Education, 01/1992
  • Undergraduate Research Award, North Carolina Central University, 1992 . North Carolina Central Universi, 01/1992