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Alisha Lola Jones

Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology

Adjunct Professor, Department of Religious Studies

800 E. 3rd St. Rm. 241


Ph.D. University of Chicago, 2014

Certificate, Yale Institute of Sacred Music, 2007

M.Div. Yale Divinity School, 2007

B.M. Oberlin Conservatory, 2003

Research Interests

Professional Biography

Courses Recently Taught

Publication Highlights

"Pole Dancing for Jesus: Negotiating Masculinity and Sexual Ambiguity Gospel Performance." Chapter contribution to the edited volume, Esotericism in the African Religious Experience: There is a Mystery, edited by Stephen Finley, Margarita Simon Guillory, Hugh R. Page, Jr. London: Brill, 2014.

"'Playin' Church': Questioning Authenticity in Black Gendered Gospel Performance." Readings in African Worship, Vol. 2. Edited by James Abbington. Chicago: GIA Publication, 2014.

The bibliographies of "Jennifer Holiday" and "Charles Stith," The African American National Biography, Henry Louis Gates, Jr and Evelyn Brooks-Higginbotham. Editors. London: Oxford University Press, 2007.


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