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|Sandra Graham received a B.A. in English from St. Lawrence University, a B.A. in music from Moravian College, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in music (concentration in ethnomusicology) from New York University. She founded the program in ethnomusicology at UC Davis, where she teaches courses in musics of the world, ethnomusicology (intellectual history, methods, theory), African American music, American music, folk/popular musics of Central Europe. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, Music Academy at the University of Zagreb in Croatia, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, New York University, and Washington University.
In 2005 Professor Graham was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities summer research grant for her book, From Slave Song to America's Music: The Popularization of Negro Spirituals (in preparation, to be published by the University of Illinois Press). She was an American Association of University Women American Fellow and winner of the 2001 Society for American Music Housewright Dissertation Award for "The Fisk Jubilee Singers and the Concert Spiritual: The Beginnings of an American Tradition." She has published articles in American Music and Muzikoloski Zbornik, presents papers regularly at international conferences, and is editor of the Bulletin for the Society for American Music.
In Summer 2008 Professor Graham will teach a Summer Abroad course in Ljubljana, Slovenia, titled From Polka to Eurovision: Music of Central Europe (Music 129D, Music 198). For more information on the program, visit the UC Davis Summer Abroad website.
For more information, see Graham's curriculum vitae.