B.M., North Carolina School of the Arts (1982)
M.A., University of Chicago (1992)
Ph.D., Brown University (1997)
Associate Professor of Musicology (Ethnomusicology), Anthropology, and Religion
Publications include journal and encyclopedia articles, books, and reviews. Lectures and scholarly papers presented throughout the United States, Africa, Great Britain, and Canada. Numerous grants and awards. Ethnomusicology editor, New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Member, Society for Ethnomuiscology, American Musicological Society, African Studies Association, American Anthropology Association. Taught classes at University of Chicago, 1990/91; Brown University, 1993. Member of faculty: University of Dar Es Salaam Tanzania (East Africa), 1993/94; University of Alberta (Edmonton), 1996/97; Ohio State University, 1997/98. Vanderbilt since 1998.