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Blase Scarnati, PhD

Blase Scarnati, PhD

Professor, School of Music
Northern Arizona University
Research & Scholarship Network Leader & Subcommittee Chair (TLS KC)

Blase Scarnati, PhD, served for the last decade as director of global learning at the Center for International Education, and is professor of musicology in the Kitt School of Music at Northern Arizona University (NAU). He regularly publishes on community-based global-local learning and its pedagogies, social justice-DEI issues in IE, and faculty curricular collaboration and development. Scarnati was the co-creator of the Global Learning Initiative at NAU, an across-the curriculum effort, which received NAFSA’s Paul Simon Award. He holds a PhD and MA in historical musicology from the University of Pittsburgh and a MM in music performance from Northwestern University. He currently serves as the Research and Scholarship Network leader for NAFSA's Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (TLS) Knowledge Community and chairs the network's subcommittee.