Price Mellon Research Fellow

Naomi Waltham-Smith

Assistant Professor of Music

A graduate of Selwyn College, Cambridge and King’s College London, Naomi Waltham-Smith is interested in digital soundmapping of urban precarity and exclusion and in 2019–2020 she will be a fellow at the Akademie Schloss Solitude working on a project entitled “Cart-otographies of Cities: Soundmapping Urban Political Economies.” Her work sits at the intersection of recent continental philosophy, sound studies, and music theory and has been published in journals including boundary 2, CR: The New Centennial Review, diacritics, parrhesia, Sound Studies, and Music Theory Spectrum. She is the author of Music and Belonging Between Revolution and Restoration (Oxford UP, 2017) and her second book The Sound of Biopolitics is forthcoming in Fordham UP’s Commonalities series.