Deborah Barber is an Associate Professor of Music. She taught elementary and middle school music in the Auburn, Alabama public schools for ten years. She holds a Ph. D. in Music Education from Auburn University. Professor Barber teaches General Music Methods, Applications in Technology for Music Educators, Guitar Class, Introduction to Music, and the ATU String Band. She is a composer of songs for children, and teaches workshops in creativity, music technology, and developing interdisciplinary lessons for elementary students. She is a co-author of Silver Burdette's Making Music with Technology series, published in 2005. She is the sponsor of the ATU chapter of National Association for Music Education, state and regional chairs for NAfME Collegiate, and on the board of Arkansas Music Educators Association.