Robert Kendrick has been named the Robert O. Anderson Distinguished Service Professor in the Departments of Music and Romance Languages and Literatures, and the College.
Kendrick works in early modern music and culture, with additional interests in Latin America, historical anthropology, traditional Mediterranean polyphony, laments and the visual arts. His most recent book is Fruits of the Cross: Passiontide Music Theater in Habsburg Vienna. He has advised or worked with multiple early music performance groups, including Chicago’s Newberry Consort, Bologna’s Cappella Artemisia and Boston’s La Donna Musicale.
In 2018, he was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 2019, a Knight of the Italian Republic (Class VI). He serves as a member of Milan’s Accademia Ambrosiana. He also received a 2006 Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching and Mentoring.
Kendrick is among nineteen University of Chicago faculty members who have received distinguished service professorships or named professorships.
Profs. Marshall Chin, Thomas Ginsburg, Robert Kendrick, Ernst Lengyel, Christian Leuz and Jason Merchant have received distinguished service professorships.
Profs. Matthew Boyle, Jacob Goldin, Colleen M. Grogan, Tara O. Henderson, Sherwin S.W. Ho, Karen Kim, Guido Lorenzoni, Noémie Ndiaye, Shigehiro Oishi, Adriana Robertson, Tobin Sosnick, Gil Stein and Alan C. L. Yu have received named professorships.
Read about all the recipients on the UChicago News website.