Professor James Grier elected as Fellow in The Royal Society of Canada

grierCongratulations to Professor James Grier, distinguished Scholar and Professor of Musicology in the Department of Music Research and Composition, who has been elected as Fellow in the Royal Society of Canada.

James Grier has published widely in three areas: Textual criticism and editing music; music and liturgy in medieval Aquitaine; and popular music since the Second World War. This research has received support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, the American Council of Learned Societies, National Endowment for the Humanities and a Killam Research Fellowship.

This year's new Fellows will be inducted to the academies of the RSC during the Induction and Awards Ceremony on Friday, November 18, 2016 at the Isabel Bader Centre in Kingston, Ontario.

Related Links:

James Grier, biography and CV

Western News article

The Royal Society of Canada media release

Complete list of 2016 citations (The Royal Society of Canada)

Music Research and Composition Department, Don Wright Faculty of Music, Western University

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