Daniel Fister

PhD student in Musicology
Lynne Cooper Harvey Fellow in American Culture Studies
research interests:
  • Collegiate a cappella
  • Whiteness Studies
  • Vocality Studies
  • Sound Studies
  • Popular Music Studies
  • Ethnography

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Daniel primarily studies collegiate a cappella and the construction of whiteness. Working within a variety of critical questions including whiteness studies, vocality studies, sound studies, and popular music studies and ethnography, he locates how a cappella aesthetics, performance, and discourse constitute power, identity, and community. His other work concerns musical theater, especially questions of race, performance, and audience; Anglo-American concert music and queerness; and music history pedagogy.