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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
- Music and religion in the African diaspora
- Men's studies
- Gender and sexuality
- music industry
- popular music
- food studies
- voice studies
Courses Recently Taught
- World Music and Culture
- Music and Mysticism
- Introduction to World Music
- Introduction to Western Art Music
"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.