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David McDonald

David McDonaldAssociate Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology ; Chair of the Department; Ethnomusicology
Institute Director

Office: 800 E 3rd St, Rm 223
Phone: (812) 855-0396
E-mail: davmcdon at

Curriculum Vitae PDF
WFHB Interchange interview - On Palestinian Music and Politics
Read an IDS article here about Dr. McDonald's recent lecture on "Middle Eastern Intersections: Mobilizing Poetry in Protest Songs of the Arab World."
Read a feature on Dr. McDonald from the Center for the Study of the Middle East (CSME) newsletter here.
Read about Dr. McDonald receiving the Chicago Folklore Prize and the Jaap Kunst Prize here.


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