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Arielle Bonneville-Roussy


  • 011 Montefiore Hall, Froebel


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Arielle Bonneville-Roussy is currently a senior lecturer (associate professor) in music education, music psychology and educational psychology in the School of Education. She is the deputy director of the applies music research group and the course convener of the Sounds of Intent postgraduate programme, as well as being an accomplished musician.

She has received over 150,000 GBP of fellowships and research grants in addition to having received two prestigious research awards: the Reg and Molly Buck Early career research award by SEMPRE and the certificate of academic excellence by the Canadian Psychological Association.

During her work at The Psychometrics Centre, University of Cambridge (2010-2016), she focused on psychometric assessment of musical data in online situations.  Arielle has expertise in applied structural equation modelling, and latent variables modelling, and multilevel analysis. Until April 2016, she was co-leading the Structural Equation Modelling and Mplus courses at the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre.

Previously a researcher at McGill University, and also at the University of Sherbrooke, University of Quebec in Montreal and Cambridge University, Arielle has wide experience of psychological theories and methods applied to educational and clinical settings. 


PhD in Psychology, University of Cambridge

MSc in Psychology, UQAM

MMus in Clarinet Performance, Laval

BSc in Psychology, UQAM

BMus in music performance, Montreal

Research interests

Music Psychology
Music Education
Educational Psychology
Development of Motivation, Passion and Expertise
Positive Psychology
Performance Psychology

Consultancy work

Consultancy in advanced quantitative research methods for various research centres and higher education institutions, including the Universities of Cambridge, Essex, Greenwich, Leeds, and Paris Nanterre.



PhD Supervisions:

  • Athina Stamou (completed)
  • Rebecca Atkinson
  • Emma Hawksley
  • Emese Hruska
  • Hayley Trower


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