Potheini Vaiouli

Course Instructor


Dr. Vaiouli is currently a limited term lecture in the Department of Educational studies at Purdue University. She has extensive classroom experience with children with mild disabilities and she excels at using Music to reach children with special needs. She has published numerous articles and book chapters on the subject of music interventions with children on the autism spectrum. Dr. Vaiouli has taught in Universities in the US as well as Cyprus.


PhD, School of Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Dissertation: Music, Engagement, and Early Literacy in Inclusive Early Childhood Settings

Master in Music Therapy, New York University, USA
Thesis: “The Swan Song” Music Therapy at the End of Life

Bachelor (5 year program) Music Education, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece,
Thesis: Analysis on Verdi’s operas for elementary students

2006License in special educationMinistry of EducationGreece
2009Board Certification Music TherapyAmerican Association of Music TherapyUSA
2013Early Childhood Music Education (Kodaly Method)Indiana UniversityUSA