Joining the Department as Assistant Professor of Musicology in Fall 2016
Clare Bokulich’s research focuses on the interconnectivity of music genres in the fifteenth century.
Head of Musicology
Associate Professor, Ethnomusicology
Prof. Burke's research centers on jazz and popular music in the United States, with a focus on the connections between music's performance and reception and the formation of racial ideology.
Film and Media Studies, Affiliated Faculty
American Culture Studies, Joint Appointment
Performing Arts Department, Faculty Affiliate
Professor Decker's first book, Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz (University of California Press, 2011) won the 2012 Best First Book Award from the Society for Cinema and Media Studies.
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Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Jewish, Islamic, and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Affiliated Faculty
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Affiliated Faculty
On leave Fall 2016 (ACLS)
Dr. Gill has been a Fulbright scholar and an ACLS Fellow. A specialist in the musics of Turkey and former Ottoman territories, her research engages music-making and affective practice, health, gender/sexuality, Islam, sound studies, and post-humanism.
Jeffrey Kurtzman earned a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois. His research is centered on Italian music of the 16th and 17th centuries, aesthetics, and criticism.
Avis Blewett Professor of Music in Arts & Sciences
Executive Director, Friends of Music
Professor Pesce is the recipient of the Fulbright, IREX, and NEH fellowships. Her research interests concentrate on the middle ages and the late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries.
Assistant Professor, Musicology
Prof. Stefaniak's research centers on instrumental virtuosity, Romantic aesthetics, and music in nineteenth-century Germany, specifically Robert Schumann and his contemporaries.