John Covach

Professor of Music and Director of the Institute for Popular Music; Professor of Theory at Eastman School of Music · University of Rochester

John Covach is an expert on the history of popular and rock music, 12-tone music, and the philosophy and aesthetics of music.

Rock 'n' Roll Music and Culture Progressive Rock in the 1970s The Beatles Popular Music

Mark Katz, Ph.D.

John P. Barker Distinguished Professor of Music and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Music, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Professor Katz teaches courses on music and technology, popular music and modern art music

Musicology Music Theory Music Education Academic Writing Chamber Music

David Rothenberg

Distinguished Professor · New Jersey Institute of Technology

Through writing and music, David Rothenberg explores the relationship between humans and nature.

Bird Music Humanity Musicality of Animals Human Computer Musical Interfaces Environmental Philosophy

Matt Sakakeeny

Associate Professor of Music, Ethnomusicology · Tulane University

Matt Sakakeeny studies the intersections of music, race and power.

Music Musicology Music Anthropology Ethnomusicology Brass Bands

Paul Humphreys

Professor Emeritus of Music · Loyola Marymount University

Professor Emeritus of Music, World Music

Music and Religion Comparative Music Theory Music Ethnomusicology

Robert Darden, M.A.

Professor, Journalism, Public Relations and New Media · Baylor University

Darden is a professor in the department of journalism, PR & new media. He directs Baylor's Black Gospel Music Restoration Project.

African-American Gospel Music Civil Rights Movement Music on B Sides of Gospel Recordings African American Museum in D.C. Black Gospel Music Restoration Project Journalism

Helen Odell-Miller

Professor of Music Therapy · Anglia Ruskin University

Helen is the lead researcher for HOMESIDE, an RCT trial for home-based music therapy for people with dementia & their family carer.

Personality Disorder Adult Mental Health Music Therapy Dementia Arts Therapies

Mary Simoni

Dean, School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences & Professor, Arts · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Works as a leading composer, author, teacher, pianist, and arts administrator

Sound Synthesis Interactive Electronics Music Education Music Theory Music Composition

Melissa Avdeeff

Assistant Professor · Coventry University

Popular culture, specialising in pop music; music technology and society; social media and fandom.

Artifical Intelligence and music Popular Music Popular Culture Music Technology and Society Fandom

Imani Mosley

Assistant Professor · University of Florida

Imani Mosley is an expert in Benjamin Britten; music, opera and modernism in Britain post-1945; and ethics in artificial intelligence.

Artificial Intelligence Modernism Post-1945 Britain Music Metadata Benjamin Britten

Steven Meredith

Steven Meredith Associate VP, Enrollment Management for Graduate and Online · Southern Utah University

Specializing in graduate programs, online education, music technology, performing arts career preparation, & innovation in higher education.

Conducting Academic innovation Choral Music Higher Education Recruitment Interdisciplinary Higher Education Dual Enrollment in Higher Education

Charis Kubrin

Professor · UC Irvine

Charis E. Kubrin is Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and (by courtesy) Sociology.

Race, Ethnicity, and Crime Crime Trends Crime Immigration and Crime Rap Music and Media

Lynn Vartan

Professor of Music · Southern Utah University

Known for her dynamic athleticism and exciting energy on stage, Dr. Vartan brings that same passion for music into her classroom.

Percussion Music Drumline Conducting Percussion Pedagogy

Michael Golden, DMA

Professor of Music Composition and Theory, and Director, Creative Arts Program · Soka University

Michael Golden’s teaching and creative interests include composition and jazz improvisation, music and ecology, and music and peacebuilding

Music and Ecology World Music Composition (including computer music) Music Theory Jazz and Improvisation

Keith M. Bradshaw

Associate Dean of the College of Performing and Visual Arts, Professor of Music · Southern Utah University

Specializing in vocal and instrumental instruction, international preforming, and music theory pedagogy

Vocal and Instrumental Instruction Music Theory Pedagogy Musical Arrangements Music Education Aural Skills

Gary Elkins, Ph.D.

Professor, Psychology and Neuroscience · Baylor University

Dr. Gary Elkins' areas of specialization are clinical psychology, health psychology, and hypnotherapy.

Clinical Psychology Health Psychology Hypnotherapy Hypnotherapy for Hot Flashes Breast Cancer Survivors

Dave Kusek

Senior Partner · Digital Cowboys

Ed Tech and Business Consultant - Future of Education and Digital Media

Future of Media Future of Education Digital Music

Greg Coakley

Consultant / Analyst Music Industry · The Coakley Group, LLC

Music Industry Strategist

The Future of Music Indie Music Music 2.0

Kathleen Martin Ginis

Professor, School of Health and Exercise Sciences · University of British Columbia

Mental health benefits of exercise | Body Image | Exercise behaviour change |Disability | Women | Knowledge Translation

Exercise Psychology Health Behaviour Change Exercise behaviour change Exercise and mental health Body Image

T.J. Harper

Associate Professor of Music, Chair of Music, and Director of Choral Activities · Loyola Marymount University

Associate Professor of Music, Chair of Music, and Director of Choral Activities

Vocal Performance Pedagogy Choral Music Pedagogy Choral Music Performance Conducting Choral Music Literature