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Jennifer Walker


Jennifer Walker is an Assistant Professor of Musicology at West Virginia University. A scholar of French music during the late nineteenth century, her research reevaluates music’s role in the intersections of music, politics, and religion in late nineteenth-century France. She is the author of Sacred Sounds, Secular Spaces: Transformations of Catholicism in the Music of Third Republic Paris (AMS Studies in Music/Oxford University Press, 2021) and multiple other articles and essays. Her research has been funded by the American Council of Learned Societies and the M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet Travel Grant from the AMS. She is currently preparing a monograph on Hector Berlioz’s Requiem, and she recently completed a term as the Editorial Assistant for the Journal of the American Musicological Society.