Awards, Grants, and Patents

Awards

  • Jaap Kunst Prize, Society for Ethnomusicology (for Eisenberg, Andrew J. 2017. “The Swahili Art of Indian Taarab: A Poetics of Vocality and Ethnicity on the Kenyan Coast,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East, 37:2, 336-354.).
  • Richard Waterman Junior Scholar Prize, Popular Music Section of the Society for Ethnomusicology (for Eisenberg, Andrew J. 2012. “Hip-Hop and Cultural Citizenship on Kenya’s ‘Swahili Coast’.” Africa 82 (4): 556–78.)

Research Grants  

  • NYUAD Research Enhancement Fund Center Planning Grant. Title: “The Planning of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research of Music and Sound Cultures (MaSC)” (PI: Carlos Guedes). Role: Co-PI 2017
  • Research Unit in Public Cultures Seed Funding, University of Melbourne. Title: “Musical Livelihoods in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Exploring and Measuring Artist Revenue Streams” (PI: Christiaan De Beukelaer). Role: Co-PI 2009
  • Visiting Research Fellowship, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin 2004/5 - Social Science Research Council, International Dissertation Research Fellowship 2004/5 - Fulbright-Hays, Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowship

Fellowship

  • 2009 Visiting Research Fellowship, Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
  • Junior Research Fellowship, St. Catherine’s College, University of Oxford