Josef Hanson is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Music Education at the University of Memphis, where he teaches instrumental music students and oversees bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in music education. Previously, he taught at the University of Massachusetts Boston and the University of Rochester as well as in public schools in the state of Maryland. Dr. Hanson is a specialist in entrepreneurial thinking applied to music teaching and learning. From 2016-2020, he served as President of the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education (SAEE) and is currently finishing his term as Past President. Dr. Hanson is an editorial board member and reviewer for various scholarly journals in music and entrepreneurship, including the Journal of Arts Entrepreneurship Education, which he supports as Managing Editor. He has led ensembles in performance at the Kennedy Center and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame, and his writing has been featured in a variety of leading periodicals, including the Journal of Research in Music Education, Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy, Artivate, and the Journal of Arts Management, Law, and Society.