Demaris HansenDemaris (Dee) Hansen (D.M.A. Music Education) is a professor of music education at The Hartt School, University of Hartford. She is an active author and clinician who has written multiple books, chapters, and articles on language and literacy connections to music, instructional pedagogy, and curriculum design. Hansen performs regularly on Baroque and Renaissance flutes, Baroque guitar, and lever harp with the Entwyned Early Music trio. Dee is the only woman promoted and awarded full professor of music in the history of The Hartt School, though she is confident that more women will reach this status in the near future.