Tevis L Tucker

Tevis L Tucker

Tevis L Tucker

Graduate Research Assistant

Student persistence within in-school music electives; role of school transition and musical instrument choice

Tevis is a second-year doctoral student in George Mason’s Applied Developmental Psychology Program. He graduated with honors from the University of Central Florida in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Tevis will be working in Dr. Adam Winsler’s lab, as well as the Mason Arts Research Center (MasonARC), during his time at GMU. Tevis’ research interests focus on student persistence within in-school music electives, examining the role of school transition and musical instrument choice during this process.

Courses Taught

PSYC 320: Psychological Tests and Measurements (Lab)

PSYC 301: Research Methods in Psychology (Shadow TA)


BS in Psychology, University of Central Florida

Recent Presentations

Tucker, T. L., Alegrado, A., & Winsler, A. (2020, August 2–7). Who takes music with them when they transition to high school? In K. Elpus (Chair), Using large-scale longitudinal data to understand music student outcomes in diverse school contexts [Symposium]. International Society for Music Education (ISME) 34th Biennial World Conference, Helsinki, Finland.

Tucker, T. L. & Sims, V. K. (2019, March 20–23). Role of spatial ability in musical instrument choice [Poster presentation]. Southeastern Psychological Association (SEPA) 65th Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL, United States.