Martin R Scherzinger

Associate Professor Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD Columbia University

Research Areas: Global Culture, Music, Digital Media, African Music, Intellectual Property, Philosophy, Media Archeology

Martin Scherzinger works on sound, music, media and politics of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, with a particular focus on music of Europe, Africa, and America, as well as global biographies of sound and other ephemera circulating in geographically-remote regions. The research includes the examination of links between political economy and digital sound technologies, poetics of copyright law in diverse sociotechnical environments, relations between aesthetics and censorship, sensory limits of mass-mediated music, mathematical geometries of musical time, histories of sound in philosophy, and the politics of biotechnification.