Joe Maurer is a PhD candidate in Ethnomusicology at the University of Chicago. His dissertation is an ethnographic study of nonprofit music education organizations in several Chicago immigrant communities. His public/nonprofit- sector work includes research, strategic planning, and program evaluation for Chicago arts education organizations. Prior to his doctoral studies, Joe worked with high school students as a college access counselor in high school and nonprofit contexts in Providence, RI and Boston, MA.
Co-coordinator of EthNoise!, 2015-2016
Intro to World Music
Music, Immigration, and Ethnic Formation in the U.S. City