Find a research supervisor in musicology

Staff in the Department of Music who supervise PhD/MA by Research in the area of musicology.

Dr Nicholas Attfield

Dr Nicholas Attfield

Lecturer in Music

Late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Germany and Austria; symphony and opera; music and politics.

Dr Amy Brosius

Lecturer in Music

  • Singers and Singing Culture, especially Early Modern
  • Early Modern Italian Vocal Music
  • Modal and Rhetorical Analysis of Early Modern Music
  • Feminism and Gender Studies
  • Performance Theories

Dr Alexander M. Cannon

Dr Alexander M. Cannon

Senior Lecturer in Music

Research and supervision areas:

  • Music of Vietnam; Music of Asia
  • Theories of creativity
  • Theories of genre development
  • Queer ethnography

Dr Ben Curry

Dr Ben Curry

Lecturer in Music

Music and meaning; Music analysis; Music and philosophy; Music semiotics; Popular music; The blues; Jazz; Music for film; Late eighteenth-century music

Dr Ben Earle

Dr Ben Earle

Senior Lecturer

Twentieth-century Italian music; Twentieth-century British music; Analysis of post-tonal music; Theories of musical realism and modernism; Critical Theory; History of Aesthetics; Music under Fascism

Dr Luis-Manuel Garcia

Dr Luis-Manuel Garcia

Lecturer in Ethnomusicology and Popular Music Studies

Electronic dance music; Affect / emotions; Sexuality and queer theory; Tourism, travel and migration; Culture industries and creative labour; Sound studies, texture, tactility

Dr Christopher Haworth

Dr Christopher Haworth

Senior Lecturer in Music (20th / 21st Century Musical Studies)

Experimental music, electronic music, media art, sound art; popular music; History and critical theory of music technology; Digital musicology; Music and genre; Perception of sound and music; Practice-based research in these areas. 

Professor Andrew Kirkman

Professor Andrew Kirkman

Peyton and Barber Professor of Music

Early Music Performance Practice; Fifteenth and sixteenth centuries; popular music; performance; Shostakovichviolin performance; conducting

Dr Ceri Owen

Dr Ceri Owen

Lecturer in Performance and Director of Performance

I am a prize-winning pianist, researcher, and writer. I work on music and identity formations, music and biography/life-writing, and on song and song performance. I have written about these topics with reference to music, composers, performers, and performance in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century. My research grows out of and informs my work as a ...

Professor Matthew Riley

Professor Matthew Riley

Professor of Music

Music analysis;  Music and nationalism; Classical and Romantic instrumental music British music since 1887.

Dr Paul Rodmell

Dr Paul Rodmell

Senior Lecturer

British Music of the C19th and early C20ths; Anglican Church Music; English Opera

 

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