Musicology and Ethnomusicology Ph.D. Dissertations in Progress

Jeffrey Jones
Civilization Phaze III: Examination of Frank Zappa's Last Work
(research director: Ron Pen)
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Todd Jones
Lowell Mason and the Genteel Tradition
(research director: Ron Pen)
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César Leal 
(Instructor and Orchestra Director, Sewanee: The University of the South)
Re-Thinking Paris: A New Vision of Parisian Cultural Life from 1880 to 1913
from the Perspective of Gabriel Astruc

(research directors: Jonathan Glixon and Diana Hallman)
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John Michael McCluskey
Music as Narrative in American College Football
(research director: Ron Pen)
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Laura Pita
The Contribution of Teresa Carreño’s Performances and Compositions 
to American Concert Life
(research director: Jonathan Glixon)
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Erica Rumbley
From Piano Girl to Professional: The Changing Form of Music Instruction
at the Nashville Female Academy and the Ward-Belmont School, 1816-1930

(research director: Ron Pen)
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Jennifer Tullmann
The Remaking of Lulu on Stage: Transformations of Character, Music, and Context
(research director: Diana Hallman)
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Erin Walker
(Lecturer in World Music, The University of Kentucky)
Under the Kilt: Defining and Transforming Cultural Identity Through the Scottish Pipe Band in North America
(research director: Diana Hallman)
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