Position: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Music Therapy
Pronouns: She / Her / Hers
Employed Since: 2018
B.M., Towson University; M.M.T., Shenandoah University
Kerry Devlin, M.M.T., MT-BC (she/her) is senior music therapist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Music and Medicine and a doctoral student at Aalborg University. She is passionate about disability justice and breaking down barriers to inclusion, which she strives to achieve through her diverse clinical and teaching work. Devlin is also adjunct faculty at the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University, where she teaches a course on inclusive music education pedagogy and provides consultation on accessible concert design. Her research has been published in Music Therapy Perspectives and Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, and she enjoys creating professional development courses for music therapists and music educators on topics including anti-oppressive early childhood music approaches and telehealth tools. Devlin previously worked as clinical director of Annapolis Music Therapy Services, where she developed a thriving college internship program and supervised clinical contracts in community, educational and facility-based settings across central Maryland.
Kerry loves sharing free music therapy resources and engaging in discourse on her Instagram @liberatedlearning. She loves hiking, baking gluten-free treats and hanging out with her golden retriever pup.