Roger Mantie’s research interests are located at the intersection of schooling, education, music education, personal and social well-being, and the philosophy and sociology of leisure. Published scholarship can be found on the Research page.

Prior to his appointment at Boston University, Roger taught instrumental music in Manitoba, directed jazz ensembles and taught improvisation at Brandon University, directed jazz ensembles and taught saxophone and the University of Manitoba, directed the Royal Conservatory of Music Community School Jazz Ensemble in Toronto, and conducted the University of Toronto Hart House Symphonic Band.