Robert Walser

Professor, Director of the Center for Popular Music Studies

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Dr. Walser earned doctoral degrees in both musical performance and musicology, and has since acquired certification as a Pro Tools Operator and an Apple Certified Macintosh Technician. He has published extensively on jazz and other popular musics, including his books Running with the Devil: Power, Gender, and Madness in Heavy Metal Music, and Keeping Time: Readings in Jazz History. His writings have been translated into German, Spanish, Japanese, and Hungarian, and he is currently working on projects concerning contemporary music production technology and the implications for humanists of recent research in neuroscience. Professor Walser has received NEH and ACLS fellowships and has twice won the Irving Lowens Award for Distinguished Scholarship in American Music.

Contact

robert.walser@case.edu
216.368.4410
Haydn Hall 308

Classes

Jazz History, Popular Music, Electronic Music, Analysis

Specialty

Jazz, Musicology, Popular Music