Lawrence Zbikowski

Arts|Science Initiative

Lawrence Zbikowski is Associate Professor in the Department of Music and the Deputy Provost for the Arts. His  principal research interests involve applying recent work in cognitive science to various problems confronted by music scholars, with a particular focus on music theory and analysis. He is the author of Conceptualizing Music: Cognitive Structure, Theory, and Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2002), which won the Society for Music Theory’s 2004 Wallace Berry Award. His honors include a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies and he was also a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at McGill University.