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Sister Kathleen C. Doutt, IHM, D.M.A.

Sister Kathleen C. Doutt, IHM, D.M.A.

Title: Professor

Department: Music

Office: Faculty Center 9

Phone: (484) 323-3459 Ext: 3459

Education:Doctor of Musical Arts, Music Education, Temple University
Master of Education in Music Education, West Chester University
Bachelor of Music in Music Education, Immaculata University


Sister Kathleen C. Doutt, IHM, D.M.A., Professor of Music at Immaculata University, holds a B.Mus. degree from Immaculata University, M. Ed. from West Chester University, and D.M.A. degree from Temple University. An accomplished accompanist and cantor, Sister Kathleen specializes in the teaching of Music History, Aural Skills, World Music, and Music Education. Active in several professional organizations, she has held leadership positions including PMEA (Pennsylvania Music Education Association) Collegiate State Advisor and Associate Regent of Pi Kappa Lambda, the national collegiate music honor society. Study grants she has received to research Latin American music and dance have yielded rich resources for coursework and conferences. She has been awarded Teagle grants focused on faculty metacognition and effective use of technology in higher education. The Teagle grants have assisted her establishment of an ongoing Immaculata University faculty learning community, the development of a rubric for cross-disciplinary faculty metacognition, and contributing a chapter for the book University Partnerships for Academic Programs and Professional Development. Sister Kathleen presents regularly at national conferences on teacher education training, Latin American music and dance, and the integration of technology in music teaching. Recent presentations include the ATMI section of the 2014 College Music Society Conference, the 2016 College Music Society Pre-conference on Technology, the 2017 College Music Society Conference in San Antonio, the 2018 Northeast Region College Music Society conference in Delaware, and the 2017 and 2018 PMEA Inservice conferences in Erie and Lancaster.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Music History and Literature
  • Latin American Music and Dance
  • Ear-training and Aural Skills
  • Metacognition Development
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology


  • The Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award
  • The PMEA Citation of Excellence Award

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