Dr. Clayton Shotwell
Professor of Music
Music History & Literature
Clayton Shotwell is Professor of Music at Augusta State University where he has taught since 1994. Dr. Shotwell holds a baccalaureate degree in Music History from Hastings College, a Master's degree in Musicology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Ethnomusicology from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. He teaches upper division courses in Music History and Literature, Music Technology, and World Humanities.
Dr. Shotwell was a 2011 recipient of a Georgia Humanitarian Award for Community Service, an award commissioned by the Georgia Council for the Humanities and Governor Nathan Deal. He was recognized for completing over 750 West African Drumming Workshops in schools, community centers, hospital and rehab facilities in Georgia, South Carolina and West Virginia. In 2009 I received a Governor's Honors Teaching Fellowship for a one year residency at the University of Georgia at Athens.
Dr. Shotwell is a member of the Society for Ethnomusicology, the College Music Society, a faculty fellow of the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii, a Sasakawa-Japan Foundation Fellow at San Diego State University. His biographical profile has been included in Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who In American Teaching and Who's Who Among America's Teachers.