Aleysia Whitmore

Aleysia Whitmore

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Lamont School of Music

What I do

Assistant Professor, Ethnomusicology

Professional Biography

Aleysia Whitmore's research focuses on the world music industry, globalization, and cultural policy and she teaches popular music, world music, and classical music courses. During the 2018/2019 academic year, Whitmore will be a EURIAS research fellow. She will be conducting research on cultural policy and world music at the IMéRA research institute in Marseille, France. She is also finishing a book that examines West African and Cuban musics in the world music industry. Whitmore holds a BMus from the University of Toronto (Canada) and AM and PhD degrees in ethnomusicology from Brown University (USA). She has taught at Brown University, Boston College, the University of Miami and the University of Colorado Denver.