Dr. Scott B. Spencer

Doctor of Musicology

Dr. Scott B. Spencer is an Assistant Professor of Musicology (World Music) at the University of Southern California’s Thornton School of Music. With a degree in Ethnomusicology from NYU, his research explores the intersections of oral tradition and digital culture in a wide variety of cultural settings. He has published in the journals Explorations in Media Ecology, the Journal of the Society for American Music, and in a variety of edited volumes. He also edited the book The Ballad Collectors of North America: How Gathering Folksongs Transformed Academic Thought and American Identity. In addition to teaching, Spencer runs the Sound in Sacred Spaces working group - co-sponsored by USC’s Levan Institute for the Humanities and UCLA's Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture.

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