Kathryn Evans

Associate Member

Associate Professor of Instruction – Arts And Humanities

University of Texas at Dallas

Kathryn Evans, Ph.D., is a singer, conductor, director, producer and researcher in arts and science. Dr. Evans was the Associate Dean for the Arts of the School of Arts and Humanities at The University of Texas at Dallas from 1995 to 2010. Dr. Evans holds M. A. degrees in Mathematics and in Music and a Ph.D. in Art and Technology, with an emphasis on arts education in the 21st century. She is a member of the Art-Sci Lab in the School of Arts, Technology and Emerging Communication, under the direction of Dr. Roger Malina, conducting research in music and science education.

Her doctoral dissertation “ Does musical study enhance academic skills in undergraduate non-music majors?” studied skills transfer for music study to academic skills in STEM subjects. Her current project CDASH (Curriculum Development in Arts, Science and Humanities) explores the current state of cross-disciplinary curriculum at the college and high school level. She is currently developing curriculum for a music and science minor at UT Dallas, including her course “Music, Science and Technology” which will serve as the core course for the minor.

Professional Preparation

  • Ph.D. – Arts and Technology, University of Texas at Dallas – 2016
  • M.S. – Music, University of California – 1978
  • M.A – Mathematics, University of California, San Diego – 1976
  • B.A. – Mathematics, University of California, San Diego – 1974


  • Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer , University of Texas at Dallas [1998–2010]
  • Arts Coordinator and Senior Lecturer , University of Texas at Dallas [1995–1998]
  • Senior Lecturer in Music , University of Texas at Dallas [1994–Present]
  • Instructor , University of California, San Diego [1992–1994]
  • Instructor , Mount Vernon College, Washington, DC [1982–1983]
  • Instructor , Menlo College, Menlo Park, California [1979–1980]
  • Instructor , University of San Diego, San Diego, California [1978–1979]
  • Teaching assistant , University of California, San Diego [1974–1978]

Current Projects