Associate Professor of Music Theory
PhD, City University of New York, The Graduate Center
MM, University of New Mexico
BM, University of Miami
Popular Music Theory and Analysis: A Bibliography and Research Guide. New York: Routledge, forthcoming.
“Singer and Song: Core Components in Jimmy Webb’s ‘Didn’t We,’” Popular Music 33/2 (May 2014).
“Analyzing Pärt,” in The Cambridge Companion to Arvo Pärt, Andrew Shenton, ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 76–110.
Tom Robinson is a music theorist specializing in 20th-century music, set theory, and popular music. He has presented papers at international, national, and regional conferences on topics such as Z-related multisets, the music of Arvo Pärt, and melody in popular music. He previously held teaching positions at Queens College (CUNY) and at the University of New Mexico.