Ethnomusicology

The ethnomusicology program consists of core courses in three areas: Regional Studies, including the Middle East, South Asia, Eastern Europe, American folk and vernacular music, Japan, Indonesia, and Mexico; Issues - such as anthropology of music, globalization, cosmopolitanism, tourism, sound studies, and gender studies; and Methods - such as theories and methods in ethnomusicology, fieldwork, tuning & temperament, and maqam. The program has the following performance ensembles: Middle East Ensemble, Music of India Ensemble, Indonesian Gamelan, Afro-Brazilian Ensemble, Gospel Choir, and periodically, a Polish Ensemble, and an Appalachian Ensemble. 

Degrees Offered

Faculty

Professor and Department Chair
 
Professor
 
Associate Professor
 
Associate Professor
 
Lecturer
 
Lecturer
 
Lecturer

Graduate Students

Graduate Student Successes

The Ethnomusicology Program takes great pride in students who have won prestigious academic positions and fellowships.

Academic Positions held by Alumni

Kara Attrep
Bowling Green State University
 
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
 
Sonja Downing
Lawrence University
 
Washington University in St. Louis
 
Lillie Gordon
University of Tennessee Knoxville
 
Kenneth S. Habib
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo   
 
College of William and Mary
 
Eve McPherson
Case Western Reserve University   
 
Katherine L. Meizel
Bowling Green State University
 
Jane Freeman Moulin
University of Hawai'i at Manoa
 
Pomona College

Graduate Student Fellowships and Awards

Sonja Downing
Fulbright Hays Fellowship and a Pacific Rim Fellowship for research in Bali.
 
Eve McPherson
Fulbright Hays Fellowship for research in Turkey.
 
Matt Dorman
Fulbright Fellowship for research in Finland.
 
Katherine L. Meizel
Media, Religion and Culture Fellowship for research at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
 
Kara Attrep
Hagley Museum Dissertation Fellowship in Wilmington, Delaware.
 
Max Katz
American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship for research in India.
 
Fulbright Hays Fellowship for research in India.
 
Two-time Fulbright IIE for research in Turkey.
 
Lillie Gordon
Fulbright Hays Fellowship for research in Egypt.
 
Eric Ederer
Fulbright Hays Fellowship and ARCE Fellowship for research in Turkey.
 
Fulbright IIE Graduate Fellowship and AIMS Fellowship for research in Morocco.
 
Justin Scarimbolo
Fulbright Hays Fellowship for research in India.

Alumni Publications

 
Max Katz