PhD, University of Chicago
Coordinator, musicology program. Linda Phyllis Austern is a specialist in sixteenth-, seventeenth-, and early eighteenth-century musical-cultural relations; music in the early modern English theater; gender and sexuality studies; and music as related to the visual arts. Her books include Music in English Children's Drama of the Later Renaissance (1994); Music, Sensation, and Sensuality (2002); Music of the Sirens (with Inna Naroditskaya); and Psalms in the Early Modern World (with David Orvis and Kari Boyd McBride). Her articles and reviews have appeared in collections of scholarly essays and such journals as the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, Music and Letters, Modern Philology, and Renaissance Quarterly. Her research has been funded by the American Council of Learned Societies, British Academy, Newberry Library, Radcliffe Institute, and National Endowment for the Humanities.