Research Associates

Position

Tracy McMullen

Saxophonist Tracy McMullen is an Associate Professor of Music at Bowdoin College. Her book, Haunthenticity: Musical Replay and the Fear of the Real, will be released in Spring 2019 on Wesleyan University Press. She can be heard on Cadence, Parma, and Plutonium Records.

Teresa Connors

Teresa Connors is active as a creative coder, audiovisual installation and interdisciplinary artist. Her works have received awards and support, including ICMA Award, Canada Council for the Arts and British Columbia Arts Council, and have been presented at international conferences, film festivals and galleries and published in leading journals. Having recently completed postdoctoral research with…

David Lee

David Lee is the editor of ImprovNotes. He worked extensively with IICSI while completing his PhD in Literary Studies and Theatre Studies in English at Guelph. He looks forward to applying some of the ideas he’s discovered in Critical Studies in Improvisation to further teaching, both in literature and in music. As a double bassist, David…

Harald Kisiedu

[email protected] Harald Kisiedu is a historical musicologist who completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University, where he worked under the supervision of George E. Lewis. His research interests include jazz as a global phenomenon, music of the African diaspora, black experimentalism, the European post-war avant-garde, the intersection between music and politics, improvisation, transnationalism, and Wagner. He…

Mark Laver

Saxophonist and ethnomusicologist Mark Laver is Assistant Professor of Music at Grinnell College, where he directs the jazz band and teaches classes on jazz and popular music. As a performer, Dr. Laver has shared the stage with such leading jazz and improvising artists as Lee Konitz, William Parker, Dong-Won Kim, Seamus Blake, NEXUS, Kurt Elling, Eddie Prévost,…

Rob Wallace

Writer, musician, and teacher Rob Wallace holds a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research focuses on poetry, improvisation, popular and “world” musics, and the intersections between literature and music. Along with teaching literature, music, and writing, Wallace is an active percussionist in a number of genres ranging from…

Chris Tonelli

Chris Tonelli completed his doctoral work in the Critical Studies and Experimental Practices in Music program at the University of California, San Diego. Before joining ICASP as a postdoctoral fellow for 2013-2014 he was Visiting Lecturer in Contemporary Music and Culture at the New Zealand School of Music at the Victoria University of Wellington and…

Illa Carrillo Rodríguez

Illa Carrillo Rodríguez is an ICASP/IICSI Postdoctoral Fellow based at McGill University. She received her PhD from the Doctoral School of Plastic Arts, Aesthetics and Art Sciences of the Université Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne (France). Her dissertation examined the cultural and political history of Argentine folk and rock music in the second half of the…

Elizabeth Jackson

Elizabeth Jackson is the Acting Director of the Community Engaged Scholarship Institute (CESI) at the University of Guelph. She builds on her research and teaching expertise in community engaged scholarship, practice-based research, and interdisciplinary approaches to social justice to facilitate mutually beneficial community-university partnerships and foster meaningful engagement between faculty, students and community. Her work in non-profit,…