Andrea Cevasco-Trotter, Ph.D., MT-BC, (NICU-MT) is director of music therapy and associate professor at The University of Alabama. She obtained her Bachelor of Music (music therapy) from The University of Alabama, a Master of Music Education/therapy from the University of Georgia, and Doctorate of Philosophy in music education/therapy from Florida State University.
Prior to attending Florida State University, Dr. Cevasco-Trotter worked as a private practice music therapist in Athens, Georgia, working with all ages and various populations in the community. She also taught at the University of Georgia, supervising music therapy students in their clinical work. Dr. Cevasco-Trotter’s research interests are in the areas of premature infants and early childhood development as well as individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementia. Her research has been published in the Journal of Music Therapy and Music Therapy Perspectives, and she is currently a member of the editorial committee for both journals. Other committee work includes the research committee for the Southeastern Music Therapy Region and a member of the Assembly of Delegates for the American Music Therapy Association. Previously, she served on the exam committee and board of directors for the Certification Board for Music Therapist.