Dr. Russell O'Rourke Awarded Postdoctoral Scholarship at Max Planck Institute

Russell O'Rourke (GSAS '20, Historical Musicology) has been awarded a four-month postdoctoral scholarship (Postdoc-Stipendium) by the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics in Frankfurt, Germany, where he will work with the Histories of Music, Mind, and Body research group through August 2021. During the scholarship, he plans to develop his work on sixteenth-century Italian theories of music's power over the emotions, especially as outlined in the third chapter of his dissertation.

Congratulations, Russell!