Research Associates

Position

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,…