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Dr. Jack Ballard, Dean of School of Creative Expression

Dr. Jack Ballard, PhD

Dean, School of Creative Expression
Senior Professor of Ethnomusicology
Jazz Composition Specialist

International Experience: Belgium, Canada, Canary Islands, Ecuador, France, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, United States

Missional University is thrilled to welcome Dr. Jack Ballard as Dean of the School of Creative Expression!  Dr. Ballard brings extensive experience in the classroom as well as in music technology, ethnomusicology, composition, production and music business to his new role.  Dr. Ballard’s passion for music and composition has led him to mission and travel opportunities around the globe. As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ballard has served as a consultant in university curriculum development and organization in Kenya. In addition to his many accomplishments in music and education, Dr. Ballard also owns Kiwibird Creative Services for graphic and visual art, photography, film editing, and recording production which includes studio engineering, performance and film scoring.  Dr. Ballard holds a PhD in Theory & Composition from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.  He also holds a Master of Music in Theory, Composition & Conducting from Eastern Washington University in Cheney, Washington. Dr. Ballard currently resides in Alliance, Ohio.

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