Brigid Cohen is Assistant Professor of Music at New York University.  Cohen’s research and teaching center on twentieth-century musical avant-gardes, cultural and media theory, postcolonial studies, migration and diaspora, and intersections of music, literature, and the visual arts.  Her first book Stefan Wolpe and the Avant-Garde Diaspora (Cambridge University Press, 2012) was awarded the Lewis Lockwood Prize of the American Musicological Society.  She is currently writing “Musical Migration and the Global City: New York, 1957-1966,” which explores questions of media, migration, and citizenship in New York as a capital of empire during the Cold War.   She is the author of forthcoming articles on Cold War New York art scenes in Journal of the American Musicological Society (2018) and ASAP/Journal (2018) and the convener of the round table “Edward Said and Musicology Today” (2016) in Journal of the Royal Musical Association.  Her research has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Academy in Berlin, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Max Planck Institute for History of Science, and the Paul Sacher Foundation.