Assistant Professor of Practice in Music Therapy
Music & Communication Building,
Erin S. Oselu, MA, MT-BC, holds the position of Assistant Professor of Practice in Music Therapy at Cleveland State University. She has been a board-certified music therapist for fifteen years, working with a variety of populations. Professor Oselu’s primary focus has been in mental health, with youth as young as three, young adults, mature adults, and the geriatric population.
Professor Oselu completed a Bachelor of Music in Music Therapy at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh in 2005 and a Master of Arts in Music Therapy at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) in 2010 and is currently completing a Master of Public Administration in Nonprofit Management, also from UMKC. Professor Oselu has worked as Instructor of Music Therapy at UMKC in 2013-2014 and worked as Instructor of Music Therapy at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in 2019-2020.
Professor Oselu has also completed publications and presentations, primarily focused on multicultural music therapy, including her master’s thesis, titled: Multicultural Music Therapy: Exploring the Approaches to, and Changes in, Music Within the Native American Communities. She has also designed and taught a Multicultural Music Therapy course at UMKC.