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Maria Sonevytsky (PhD 2012) Appointed Assistant Professor at U California, Berkeley

The Columbia Ethnomusicology community is delighted to congratulate Columbia Ethnomusicology PhD alumna Maria Sonevytsky, who has just been appointed Assistant Professor of Music at the University of California at Berkeley, beginning in July 2018.

Prof. Sonevytsky earned her PhD in 2012, and is also an undergraduate alumna of Barnard College. She has taught as Assistant Professor of Music at Bard College since 2014, after holding several postdoctoral fellowships. Her Columbia dissertation, advised by Prof. Fox, was based on research she has conducted since  2008 in Ukraine and Crimea, is forthcoming as a book with Wesleyan University Press, entitled "Wild Music: Sovereign Imaginaries and Popular Music in Revolutionary Ukraine."  

Prof. Sonevytsky will remain in her current position at Bard College for the forthcoming year, before taking up the position at UCB.

Congratulations Maria!

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Learn more about Prof. Sonevystky's work

at her website.
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