Peter Selinsky received a Ph.D. in music theory from Yale University, an M.A. in music theory from SUNY Buffalo, and a B.A. in music and mathematics from Skidmore College. He currently teaches courses in theory and musicianship and previously taught music theory at Connecticut College and Yale University.
Dr. Selinsky’s research explores questions of rhythm, meter and hybridity in various jazz fusions of the second half of the 20th century. His dissertation examined rhythmic organization in Indian Classical and jazz hybrids of the 1960s and 70s, emphasizing the music of Shakti and Indo-Jazz Fusions. He has presented at regional, national, and international conferences, and he serves on the Society for Music Theory’s Professional Development Committee.