Gavin Douglas Portrait

Gavin Douglas

Curriculum Vitae

Gavin Douglas holds BMUS and BA degrees from Queen’s University, an MM from the University of Texas, and a PhD from the University of Washington. He is currently professor of ethnomusicology in the School of Music and adjunct professor of anthropology at UNC Greensboro. He is the author of Music in Mainland Southeast Asia (Oxford)a text that explores diversity, political trauma and globalization across Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.  His other writings can be found in a variety of journals and edited volumes on topics such as state patronage of the arts, music and politics, ethnic minority traditions, and the sound worlds  of Theravada Buddhism. He is an active guitarist, fiddle player and Irish flutist.