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Carol J. Oja

professor, music, Harvard

Carol J. Oja is the William Powell Mason Professor of Music. Professor Oja's research focuses on 20th-century American musical traditions. Her book, *Making Music Modern: New York in the 1920's* (2000), won the Lowens Book Award from the Society for American Music and an ASCAP-Deems Taylor Award. Other books include *Copland and his World* (co-edited with Judith Tick, 2005); *Colin McPhee: Composer in Two Worlds*; *A Celebration of American Music: Words and Music in Honor of H. Wiley Hitchcock*; and *American Music Recordings: A Discography of 20th-Century U.S. Composers*. She is at work on a book provisionally titled *Leonard Bernstein and Broadway*, and she is past-president of the Society for American Music. During 2008-09, she is a fellow at the Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College.