José Antonio Bowen is President of Goucher College. Bowen has won teaching awards at Stanford University, Georgetown University, Miami University, and Southern Methodist University, where he was Dean of the Meadows School of the Arts. He has written more than 100 scholarly articles, edited the Cambridge Companion to Conducting (2003), is an editor of the six-CD set, Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology (2011), and has appeared as a musician with Stan Getz, Bobby McFerrin, and others. He has written a symphony (nominated for the Pulitzer Prize), a film score, and music for Hubert Laws and Jerry Garcia, and he is the author of Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology out of your College Classroom will Improve Student Learning (Jossey-Bass, 2012), which won the Ness Award for Best Book on Higher Education from the American Association of Colleges and Universities. He is also a founding board member of the National Recording Preservation Board for the Library of Congress and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA) in England. Stanford honored him as a Distinguished Alumni Scholar in 2010. See his blog at or follow him on Twitter @josebowen.