Associate Professor, Music History and Literature
PhD, MFA Brandeis University
BA (history and music) UW-Madison
Mitchell Brauner is Associate Professor and Area Head of Musicology and Ethnomusicology and has been teaching at UWM since 1990. He received his PhD and MFA from Brandeis University and Bachelor’s degrees in History and Music from the University of Wisconsin—Madison. He teaches nearly the full range of music history and literature courses including General Survey of Western Music, all period courses, graduate seminars and special topics courses. He served as Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies between 1996 and 2000 and as Associate Chair and Director of Graduate Studies from 2001 to 2009. Prof. Brauner has published articles in the Journal of Musicology, Studi Musicali and reviews in the Journal of the American Musicological Society and Renaissance Quarterly. He has presented papers before the American Musicological Society, the International Musicological Society, the Central Renaissance Conference, annual Med&Ren Conference and the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies in Kalamazoo. Prof. Brauner specializes in Medieval and Renaissance Music, particularly, the music and musicians of the papal chapel in the 16th century. He is active in the American Musicological Society and has served on the Paul A. Pisk Prize Committee, the AMS-L Committee, acting as moderator of the Society’s email list in 2001-02, and the National Council (2005-07).