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Assistant Professor (Music Theory)

Aaron Harcus (Assistant Professor) received a B.M. in music from St. Olaf College (2011) and his Ph.D in Music Theory from CUNY Graduate Center (2017). Before joining the faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, he taught at Hunter College, CUNY, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. His research interests include musical hermeneutics and phenomenology, rhythm and meter in cross-cultural perspective, the analysis of rap music, and post-tonal music. He has presented his research at national conferences of the Society for Music Theory, MTSMA, and the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music.