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Senior Leadership Team

Head of Department

NameTitle
Dr Laura LeanteAssociate Professor in Ethnomusicology

Academic Staff

NameTitle
Dr Molly BarnesTeaching Fellow in Music
Professor Martin ClaytonProfessor of Ethnomusicology
Professor Nick CollinsProfessor
Professor Jeremy DibbleProfessor of Musicology
Professor Tuomas EerolaProfessor of Music Cognition
Dr Eric EganAssistant Professor of Composition
Dr Katherine HambridgeAssociate Professor of Musicology
Professor Julian HortonProfessor of Music Theory and Analysis
Dr Simon MillsSenior Lecturer
Professor Richard RijnvosProfessor of Composition
Dr Hector SequeraLecturer in Performance
Mr John SnijdersAssociate Professor in Performance and Deputy Head of Department
Dr Liila TaruffiLecturer in Music Psychology and Musicology
Dr Daniel WaldenAssistant Professor (Music Analysis)
Dr James WeeksAssistant Professor
Dr Trevor WishartComposer in Residence
Professor Bennett ZonProfessor
Professor Patrick ZukProfessor and Durham Academic Director, AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium

Teaching Staff

NameTitle
Dr Ian DicksonAssistant Professor (Teaching)

Associated Staff

NameTitle
Professor Andy HamiltonProfessor in the Department of Philosophy

Research Staff

NameTitle
Dr George AthanasopoulosCOFUND Research Fellow
Dr Austin GlatthornNewton International Fellow
Dr Kelly JakubowskiLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Erin Johnson-WilliamsLeverhulme Early Career Fellow
Dr Shelly KnottsPostdoctoral Research Associate
Dr Imre LahdelmaPost-Doctoral Researcher
Dr Jin LiPDRA in Music and Machine Learning

Administrative Staff

NamePosition
Mrs Karen Humes Department Manager
Mr Lewis Wilkinson Assistant Manager, Music for Experience Durham
Miss Deborah Norman Learning and Teaching Administrator (Wednesday, Thursday am and Friday)
Miss Faye Smith Learning and Teaching Administrator (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday am)
Ms Karen Waller Learning and Teaching Administrator (Wednesday pm, Thursday and Friday)
Ms Laura Kovic Operations Administrator (Wednesday pm, Thursday and Friday)

Technical Staff

NamePosition
Mr Martin Allison Senior Technician                                                                              
Dr Simone Tarsitani Technical Manager