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Latasha Thomas-Durrell

Assistant Professor; Coordinator of Music Education Program

Full-Time Faculty

College of Arts and Sciences: Music


Email: Latasha Thomas-Durrell
Phone: 937-229-3989


  • Ph.D., Music Education, Michigan State University
  • M.M., Music Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • M.M., Music Performance, University of Central Arkansas
  • BME, Music Education, University of Tennessee at Martin


Latasha Thomas-Durrell is the Coordinator of the Music Education degree at the University of Dayton where she teaches music education classes and supervises music education student teachers. Dr. Thomas-Durrell is an active presenter and researcher, and has presented at conferences in Michigan, North Carolina, Indiana, Tennessee, Georgia, Illinois and Minnesota. Her research interests include LGBTQ issues in music education, music education and social justice, and African American studies in music education.

Thomas-Durrell holds a Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Music Education, a M.M. in Music Performance from the University of Central Arkansas, a M.M. in Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a B.M. in Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Her public school teaching experience includes middle school and high school band positions as well as elementary general music.