Price Mellon Research Fellow

Chris Mustazza

Co-Director, PennSound Archive; IT Director, Penn's School of Arts & Science

Chris Mustazza is Co-Director of the PennSound Archive, IT Director in Penn's School of Arts & Sciences, and lecturer in English. His work focuses on experimental digital analyses of poetry recordings. He earned his Ph.D. from Penn's English department and a Master's in Computer and Information Technology from Penn's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. His work has appeared or will in Digital Humanities Quarterly, boundary 2, and Oral Tradition, as well as in a number of edited volumes in English and in French. His current book manuscript is a history of the poetry audio archive and details the longstanding connection between poetry recordings and scientific labs meant for the study of dialects. He is a research fellow at the Linguistics Data Consortium.

Chris Mustazza in a white shirt and black coat standing in front of a city scape.