• Profile:

    Ben Tausig is an ethnomusicologist (PhD, NYU, 2013) who studies music, sound, and public space. His fieldwork was conducted in Bangkok, Thailand, where he spent over a year examining the music at political protests in that country. He has also worked on projects related to noise in urban space, including New York City.

    Degrees Held:

    PhD, NYU

    Professional Affiliations:

    Society for Ethnomusicology
    American Musicological Society
    Association for Asian Studies

    Recent Publications:

    “A Division of Listening: The Sonic Broadcasts of the Thai Military at the 2010 Bangkok Political Protests”

    Research Interests:

    Music and protest
    Noise in urban space
    Southeast Asian music
    Audio technology

    Awards And Honors:

    Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 2012-13