SocArts

Who we are

Under the directorship of Professor Tia DeNora, this team of researchers, many of whom are past and present PhD students of Professor DeNora, is united by a commitment to examine music and the arts in situations of action.

Staff

Tia DeNora

Professor of Sociology of Music and Director of SocArts

Professor Tia DeNora is a cultural sociologist, and as Director of SocArts co-ordinates the group's activities.

Email: t.denora@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723280

Trever Hagen

Research Fellow

Dr Trever Hagen, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (Sociology), University of Exeter.

Email: T.Hagen@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723228

David Inglis

Professor

Professor David Inglis, Professor of Sociology, University of Exeter

Email: D.Inglis@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 725682

Joel Krueger

Lecturer

Dr Joel Krueger, Lecturer (Philosophy), University of Exeter. 

Email: J.Krueger@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723304

Tom Rice

Lecturer

Dr Tom Rice, Lecturer (Anthropology), University of Exeter

Email: t.rice@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723276

Dana Wilson-Kovacs

Lecturer

Dr Dana Wilson-Kovacs is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Exeter. 

Email: m.d.wilson-kovacs@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)1392 725156

Members

Sophia Acord

Associate Director

Dr Sophia Acord is Associate Director of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere at the University of Florida. She obtained her PhD in Sociology from the University of Exeter.

Email: skacord@ufl.edu
Phone: 352.392.0796

Gary Ansdell

Honorary Professor

Gary Ansdell is an Associate of Nordoff Robbins and an Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter.

Email: gary.ansdell@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Phone: +44 (0)20 7267 4496

Arild Bergh

Researcher

Dr Arild Bergh is currently working as a researcher at the the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment (FFI). He gained his doctorate in Sociology from the University of Exeter in 2010.

Email: A.Bergh@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1865 401030

Kari Bjerke Batt-Rawden

Researcher

Dr Kari Bjerke Batt-Rawden , Researcher, Eastern Norway Research Institute, [ENRI/Østlandsforskning], Lillehammer, Norway

Email: kbr@ostforsk.no
Phone: +47 90 58 43 13

Pedro dos Santos Boia

Research Fellow

Dr Pedro dos Santos Boia is a Research Fellow at CIPEM (Centre for Studies in Music Psychology & Education) at Porto Polytechnic where he is part of the FCT project on the Orquestra Geração/El Sistema in Portugal.

Email: psantosboia@gmail.com
Phone: +351 22 557 1000

Sigrun Lilja Einarsdottir

Assistant Professor, Bifrost University, Iceland

Professor Sigrun Lilja Einarsdottir‌ is Head of Sociology at the Faculty of Social Science, Bifrost University, Iceland

Email: sigrunlilja@bifrost.is
Phone: +354 433 3000

Pinar Guran Aydin

Researcher

Dr Pinar Guran Aydin, New York Public Library Wertheim Scholar

Email: pinarguran@hotmail.com
Phone: +44 (0)1392 723276

Mariko Hara

Researcher

Dr Mariko Hara, Researcher, Kobe University, Japan

Email: mh311@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +81 78-881-1212

Simon Procter

Research Associate

Dr Simon Procter, Research Associate and Director, Master of Music Therapy Training Programme, Nordoff Robbins, London

Email: enquiries@nordoff-robbins.org.uk
Phone: +44 (0)20 7267 4496

Craig Robertson

Research assistant

Dr Craig Robertson is working in project development for the University of Exeter in partnership with Leeds University.

Email: C.Robertson@leeds.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723276

Ian Sutherland

Deputy Dean for Research

Dr Ian Sutherland is Deputy Dean for Research and Director of PhD Studies at IEDC–Bled School of Management in Slovenia.

Email: sutherlandiandamon@gmail.com
Phone: +386 (0)51 383 772

Students

Rita Gracio Alberto

PhD student

Rita Gracio Alberto is a PhD student at the University of Exeter.

Email: rsga201@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723276

Elizabeth Dennis

PhD student

Elizabeth Dennis, PhD student, University of Exeter

Email: liz.dennis@thefiloproject.co.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723276

Eva Schurig

PhD student

Eva Schurig‌, PhD student, University of Exeter

Email: es431@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723276

Sarah Smith

PhD student

Sarah Smith, PhD student, University of Exeter

Email: slm221@exeter.ac.uk
Phone: +44 1392 723276