Jessie Rubin

PhD Student in Ethnomusicology

Jessie received her B.A. in ethnomusicology from Barnard College in May 2019. While at Barnard, Jessie was very active with Students for Justice in Palestine, and completed a senior thesis, “Vocality in Exile: The Indigenization of Scottish Bagpipes in a Palestinian Refugee Community,” drawn from time she spent working in Southern Lebanon in a Palestinian refugee camp (Advisor: Professor Aaron Fox). Outside of her scholarship, Jessie enjoys singing, choral conducting, and seeing any/all live music.