Heather Willoughby, a 2002 alumna of the Ethnomusicology PhD program at Columbia University, is now Professor of Music at Ewha Womens University, Korea. Dr. Willoughby's dissertation was on "The Sound of Han: P'ansori, Timbre, and a Korean Ethos of Suffering and Lament." Her major field of interest is in traditional Korean music, with a secondary focus on American popular musics. Her research was funded by the Korea Foundation and the Mellon Foundation. Her publications include an article "The Sound of Han: P'ansori, Timbre and a Korean Ethos of Pain and Suffering", Yearbook for Traditional Music 32, 2000:17-30, and she has presented papers at the meetings of the Society for Ethnomusicology and the International Council for Traditional Music. In 2004-5, she held a post-doctoral fellowship as an East Asian Studies Teaching Fellow at Wittenberg University, in Springfield, Ohio. Read recent interviews with Prof. Willoughby here and here.