Daniel Shanahan, PhD

Primary Investigator, Music Cognition and Computation Lab


Daniel Shanahan arrived at LSU in 2014, having previously taught at the University of Virginia, and working as a post-doctoral fellow in the Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Lab at Ohio State University with David Huron. He has a PhD from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, and a Bachelors Degree from Berklee College of Music.

His research focuses on both computational and  experimental approaches to musical style and preference, as well as how such methodologies might inform music-theoretic and musicological scholarship.

Daniel currently serves as Managing Editor for Empirical Musicology Review.




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