Tara Rodgers

Tara Rodgers is a musician, composer and scholar. Currently an Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and a Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Digital Cultures & Creativity at the University of Maryland, she holds an MFA in Electronic Music and Recording Media from Mills College and a PhD in Communication Studies from McGill University. Her collection of interviews, Pink Noises: Women on Electronic Music and Sound (Duke University Press, 2010) won the 2011 Pauline Alderman Book Award from the International Alliance for Women in Music; other publications appear in Leonardo Music Journal, Leonardo Electronic Almanac, American Quarterly, differences, and Organised Sound. She is presently researching a cultural history of synthesized sound. Her compositions, ranging from multichannel sound installations created in SuperCollider to electronic dance music performed on MIDI instruments, have been presented internationally.

University of Maryland
College Park, United States