Alexandra Krawetz

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Alexandra Krawetz (she/her, matriculated 2016) is a Ph.D. candidate in music history. Her dissertation “Songs, Safe and Sound: Children’s Educational Music in Interwar America” examines how music and radio programs for children helped construct and transmit understandings of safety. Her research has been supported by grants and organizations including the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Princeton University Libraries, and Yale’s John Morton Blum Fellowship for Graduate Research in American History. Alexandra’s additional research interests include the connections between music and the history of science and medicine, disability studies, opera, and book history. When not writing or in the archive, Alexandra serves as co-founder and co-chair of the Yale Music Gender Equity Initiative and facilitates teaching workshops and pedagogy discussions as a former McDougal Graduate Teaching Fellow at Yale’s Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning. Before coming to Yale, she received a B.M. in music history from Rice University (2016), graduating summa cum laude and with distinction in research and creative works.

Program Type: 
Music History