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educator , musicologist

Ronald Michael Radano, musicologist, educator. Achievements include research in American music; research in African-American music and racial ideology; research in cultural theory of music. Fellowship, Guggenheim Foundation, 1997, Smithsonian Institution, 1993-1994, Rockefeller Foundation, 1992-1993. Member of American Musicological Society (committee chairman 1998—2001).

Background

Radano, Ronald Michael was born on December 19, 1956 in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States. Son of Robert Nicholas and Anna Radano.

Education

Bachelor, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey, 1978. AM, University Michigan, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1985.

Career

Specialist american music Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1986—1987, consultant music, 1988—1989. Visiting assistant professor University Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1989—1990, assistant professor, 1990—1996, associate professor, 1996—2002, professor, since 2002. Visiting associate professor University Chicago, Chicago, 1997.

Quincy Jones visiting professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1997—1998. Member editorial advisory Center for Black Music Research, Chicago, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in American music. Research in African-American music and racial ideology. Research in cultural theory of music.

Works

Membership

Member of American Musicological Society (committee chairman 1998—2001).

Connections

Married Colleen Dunlavy.

father:
Robert Nicholas

mother:
Anna Radano

spouse:
Colleen Dunlavy.