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List of Professors

Namesort icon Years at Michigan Position

Albin J. Zak III

1997 - 2004
Associate Professor of Music (Music History/Musicology)

Calvin H. Elliker

1990 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Musicology

Dale E. Monson

1982 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Music (Music History & Musicology)

Glenn E. Watkins

1963 - 1997
Earl V. Moore Professor of Music (Music History/Musicology)

Gordon A. Sutherland

1953 - 1957
Professor of Musicology

Gwynn McPeek

1968 - 1981
Professor of Musicology

Hugh B. Z. de Ferranti

1998 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Far Eastern Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures
Assistant Professor of Musicology

Hugh Wiley Hitchcock

1950 - 1962
Assistant Professor of Music Literature

Jane F. Fulcher

2007 - 2020
Professor of Music

Judith Omans Becker

1972 - 2008
Glenn McGeoch Collegiate Professor of Music (Musicology)

Lester P . Monts

1993 - 2019
Professor of Music

Louise E. Cuyler

1929 - 1975
Professor of Music
Chair Department of Musicology

Raymond William Kendall

1947 - 1949
Professor of Musicology
Curator of Stearns Collection of Musical Instruments

Richard A. Crawford

1962 - 2004
Professor of Musicology
Hans T. David Distinguished University Professor of Musicology

Roland J. Wiley

1974 - 2012
Professor of Music - Musicology

Steven M. Whiting

1991 - 2021
Professor of Musicology

Theodore E. Heger

1939 - 1977
Professor of Music (Musicology)

Thor Martin Johnson

1937 - 1946
Assistant Professor of Music Literature

Travis A. Jackson

1997 - 2003
Assistant Professor of Music (Music History & Musicology)

William J. Weichlein

1952 - 1982
Professor of Music and Library Science
Chair Department of Music History/Musicology

William P. Malm

1960 - 1994
Professor of Music (Music History/Musicology)