Thomas Christensen

Thomas Christensen is a musicologist with a special interest in the history of music theory. He has written on the musical theory of French composer Jean-Philippe Rameau, the writings of seventeenth–century savants Marin Mersenne and Seth Calvisius, problems in the historiography of music theory, and many more. Several of these articles were reprinted in The Work of Music Theory (2014). Currently the Director of the Master of Arts Program in the Humanities, Christensen is the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Department of Music.