Marc Perlman, ethnomusicologist, received his Ph.D. from Wesleyan University. Before joining Brown University, he spent a year as a Fellow of the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. He has also taught at Tufts University, and in Indonesia, where he was founding editor of the
Journal of the Indonesian Musicological Society.
His scholarly writings have appeared in the journals
Ethnomusicology, Asian Music, Musical Quarterly, Postmodern Culture, Music Perception, Indonesia, Social Studies of Science,
and in the revised edition of the
New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
He has also published in
Rhythm Music Magazine
New York Times.
He is a past president of the Northeast Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.