Graduate Student (4th Year)

Barkley Heuser is originally from New York and received a B.A. in English and Spanish Literature at SUNY Stony Brook. After some time teaching English at the secondary level, he returned to Stony Brook for an M.M. in Guitar Performance and an M.A. in Music History and Theory. His primary research interests center on Latin American popular and folk musics, especially as they relate to identity construction, historiography, and the interactions between diasporic/global and local communities.

Teaching Assistant:

  • Music History Before 1750 (MUSC 254)
  • Introduction to Country Music (MUSC 144)
  • Foundations in Music (MUSC 120)