Humanities and Music

Marcia Brennan, Ph.D.
Carolyn & Fred McManis Professor of Humanities
Research areas: clinical aesthetics and the medical humanities, spirituality and comparative mysticism, modern art and museum studies

Far├Ęs el-Dahdah, D.Des.
Professor of the Humanities
Director, Humanities Research Center
Research areas: geospatial platforms, urban history, modern architecture and urbanism in Brazil

Lan Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
Research areas: medical humanities, East Asian science technology and society studies, history of medicine, history of science

Kirsten Ostherr, Ph.D.
Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English
Director, Medical Futures Lab
Research areas: trust and privacy in digital health ecosystems, use of information and communication technologies in end-of-life care, simulation as a mediator between human and technological forms of medical expertise, human centered design as a technique for patient collaboration in health technology development

Robert Yekovich, D.M.A.
Dean and Elma Schneider Professor of Music
Research areas: orchestra, opera, chamber music, composer