Professor Karen Ahlquist Named Editor of "Journal of the Society for American Music"

December 15, 2013

Department Associate Professor of Music, Karen Ahlquist was named Editor of the Journal of the Society for American Music beginning in 2014. The Journal is the official publication of the Society for American Music, a non-profit scholarly and education organization and constituent member of the American Council of Learned Societies, founded in 1975, dedicated to the study, teaching, creation and dissemination of all musics in the Americas.

Professor Ahlquist has taught music history, literature, and ethnomusicology at GW since 1992 and chaired the Department from 2006 to 2010. She has published numerous articles in the Journal of American History, the Journal of the American Musicological Society, and the Journal of Musicological Research, among others, and she was a founding editor of Women and Music: A Journal of Gender and Culture.