Joshua Walden is on the faculty of musicology at Johns Hopkins Peabody Institute. He earned his PhD with Distinction at Columbia University in 2008 and has held a Junior Research Fellowship at Merton College, University of Oxford and an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. His research considers a variety of topics including musical representations of ethnic and national identities in the 20th century; music and visual arts; film music; Jewish music; and musical postmodernism. His book, Sounding Authentic: The Rural Miniature and Musical Modernism, was published in the AMS Studies in Music series of Oxford University Press in 2014. He is the editor of two volumes for Cambridge University Press, Representation in Western Music (2013) and The Cambridge Companion to Jewish Music (in progress). His articles have appeared in journals including Journal of the American Musicological Society, Journal of the Society of American Music, Journal of the Royal Musical Association, and Musical Quarterly. He has been awarded research grants from the American Musicological Society, the British Library Sound Archive, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, and the British Academy. As a violinist, he has performed in venues in New York City, Oxford, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
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