Assistant Professor of Music Theory
Rachel Lumsden

Contact Information

Music Theory and Composition
Office Location
LON 209

Rachel Lumsden, Assistant Professor of Music Theory, earned a PhD in music theory and a doctoral certificate in women’s studies from the CUNY Graduate Center. Her research interests are wide-ranging, and include ultramodern compositional style, gender and race in early twentieth-century British and American music, and music by women composers. Her work is published or forthcoming in American Music, Black Music Research Journal, Feminist Studies, Music Theory Online, Studies in American Humor, and Women and Music. She has also contributed chapters and articles to several interdisciplinary gender studies collections, and is co-editor of the Norton Guide to Teaching Music Theory (forthcoming, W.W. Norton). She previously taught at Brooklyn College and the University of Oklahoma.