Alison Furlong

Alison  Furlong

Alison Furlong

Project Coordinator, American Religious Sounds Project

Alison Furlong graduated with a Ph.D. from the ethnomusicology program of the Ohio State University School of Music in 2015. Her dissertation dealt with churches as alternative spaces of music-making in the former East Germany; Dorothy Noyes served on her dissertation committee. She also holds graduate interdisciplinary specializations in Folklore and Film Studies, and has presented her work at meetings of the American Folklore Society, German Studies Association, American Musicological Society, and Society for Ethnomusicology. Following graduation, she taught courses at on the social history of rock music, music and globalization, and world music cultures. She has recently returned to OSU to serve as the project coordinator for the American Religious Sounds Project, led by Isaac Weiner and Amy DeRogatis.



"Politics, Faith, and the East German Blues." Colloquia Germanica 46, no. 4 (2013): 433-61.

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