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Dr. Jean Boyd

Professor of Musicology

Jean Boyd has taught in the Baylor University School of Music since 1972. She earned her Bachelor of Music in Church Music and her Master of Music in Music History from Baylor University. Her Ph.D. in musicology was granted by The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Boyd is an American Music Scholar, and teaches a variety of classes and seminars in American music, including American Folk Music, American Classical Music, American Jazz, American Popular Music, and American Musical Theater. ~ More...




Dr. Alfredo Colman

Assistant Professor of Musicology/Ethnomusicology

Alfredo Colman is Associate Professor in Musicology/Ethnomusicology at Baylor University. Before coming to Baylor, he served as music lecturer at Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin, and at the Universidad Evangélica del Paraguay. He received his education at Belmont University (BM), Baylor University (MM), and the University of Texas (Ph.D.). In 2012 he was recipient of the Belmont Encore Award, and in 2014 he was named Baylor Centennial Professor. ~ More...




Dr. Jann Cosart

Associate Professor of Musicology

Director, Baylor Early Music Ensembles

Jann Cosart is Musicology Area Coordinator, Associate Professor of Musicology, and Director of the Early Music Ensembles at Baylor University. She holds degrees from the Early Music Institute, Indiana University (DM), the Medieval Studies Institute, Indiana University (Certificate in Medieval Studies), New England Conservatory (MM), and Arizona State University (BM summa cum laude). ~ More...




Dr. Bethany McLemore

Lecturer of Musicology

Bethany McLemore, Lecturer of Musicology, will teach courses in American Music, the History of Jazz, and Music History since WWI. She recently completed a one-year stint as Postdoctoral Fellow for the Center for American Music at The University of Texas at Austin, where she taught undergraduate and graduate seminars in American Music. Previous to this appointment, she led courses in Music History, Music of the Baroque Era, and Graduate Research Methods. ~ More...




Dr. Robin Wallace

Professor of Musicology

Robin Wallace, Professor of Musicology, has taught at Baylor since 2003. Dr. Wallace received his AB from Oberlin College and his MPhil and PhD from Yale University. Prior to Baylor he taught at the Petrie School of Music at Converse College. Dr. Wallace is the author of Take Note: An Introduction to Music through Active Listening, an introductory textbook published by Oxford University Press. ~ More...




Dr. Laurel Zeiss

Associate Professor of Musicology

Laurel E. Zeiss is Associate Professor of Music History. Zeiss earned her PhD in Musicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MA from UNC, and a BM (Voice) from Greensboro College. Baylor University honored her with an Outstanding Professor Award in 2013. In 2015, she was named a Baylor Fellow, a program that recognizes a select group of faculty who demonstrate excellence and creativity in teaching. ~ More...