Music Department PhD Graduates, Students, and Alumni receive academic appointments and fellowships

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We are excited to share the news of our 2022 PhD graduates, current graduate students, and recent alumni! Congratulations to all who have received academic appointments and fellowships for the upcoming year.

Job Placements

2019 George Adams, PhD 2019
Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas–Austin

Jon Bullock, PhD 2022
Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale Institute of Sacred Music

Barbara Dietlinger, PhD 2022
Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi

Julianne Grasso, PhD 2020
Assistant Professor, Florida State University

Jack Hughes, PhD 2020
Assistant Professor, Cleveland Institute of Music

Bertie Kibreah, PhD 2019
Assistant Professor, University of South Florida–Tampa

Erol Koymen, PhD expected Summer 2022
Teaching Fellow in the Humanities, University of Chicago

Ailsa Lipscombe, PhD 2022
Teaching Fellow in Music, Victoria University of Wellington

Joseph Maurer, PhD 2020
Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ameera Nimjee, PhD 2019
Assistant Professor, Yale University Department of Music

Dissertation Completion Fellowships

Devon Borowski
University of Pennsylvania Predoctoral Diversity Fellowship,
Alvin H. Johnson AMS 50 Dissertation Fellowship, Mellon Foundation–University of Chicago Dissertation Fellowship (declined)

Anna Gatdula
AMS Howard Mayer Brown Fellowship, University of Chicago Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Eva Pensis
University of Chicago Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Siavash Sabetrohani
Provost’s Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Florian Walch
Humanities Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Research Fellowships

Chris Batterman Cháirez
Fulbright Fellowship (Mexico)

Fiona Boyd
Wellesley College Graduate Fellowship

Catrin Dowd
UChicago Arts, Science, and Culture Grant (TAPS)

Ronit Ghosh
American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship

Tomal Hossain
American Institute of Bangladesh Studies Fellowship

Hannah Judd
DAAD Fellowship (Berlin)

David Wilson
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship (Taiwan), Blakemore Freeman Fellowship