Christopher Doll

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Christopher Doll is an Associate Professor of Music at Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts.Dr. Doll is a theorist-composer specializing in recent popular and art music, particularly in tonality and intertextuality. He earned degrees at Columbia University (PhD with Distinction, 2007), the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM, 2000), and Case Western Reserve University (BA, 1998), and he was a Graduate Council Fellow at Stony Brook University from 2000-2002.He delivered the AMS/Rock and Roll Hall of Fame lecture, "Nuclear Holocaust, the Kennedy Assassination, and 'Louie Louie': The Unlikely History of Sixties Rock and Roll" in March 2014. His book, Hearing Harmony: Towards a Theory for the Rock Era, will appear later this year.    You can read more on his faculty page.

Dissertation
Listening to rock harmony
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Music Theory
2007