Faculty

Mitchell Morris

Professor

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Musicology


Mitchell Morris taught at UCSD and McGill University before coming to UCLA in 1997. Among his many specialties are: Music, Gender, and Sexuality; Opera Studies; Music at the last fin-de-siecle; Russian and Soviet Music; American popular song; Ecomusicology; Film and TV Music. He is a co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of the American Musical and the author of The Persistence of Sentiment: Display and Feeling in Popular Music of the 1970s. A frequent collaborator with the Los Angeles Opera, he is also an active working librettist with premieres in the US and Mexico.