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Heather Hadlock
Associate Professor of Musicology
Faculty Research Fellow, 2010-2011
Clayman Institute Faculty Voice and Influence Fellow, 2011-2012
Faculty Reaserch Fellow, 2017-18


Heather Hadlock is Associate Professor of Musicology at Stanford University. The author of Mad Loves: Women and Music in Offenbach’s ‘Les Contes d’Hoffmann’,” she has published essays on French opera and gender studies in the books Music’s Obedient Daughter: The Opera Libretto from Source to Score (2013); Berlioz: Past Present, Future; and Siren Songs.  Her articles on masculinity and vocality in Italian bel canto opera have appeared in Rethinking Difference in Music Scholarship (Cambridge, 2014); Women’s Voices Across Musical Worlds; and The Cambridge Companion to Rossini.  She contributed the article “Opera and Gender Studies” to The Cambridge Companion to Opera Studies (2012) and the entry on Women and Music” to Oxford Bibliographies Online: Music.  She serves on the editorial board of Nineteenth-Century Music and previously served as Reviews Editor of Cambridge Opera Journal. She directed Stanford’s interdepartmental Program in Feminist Studies from 2008-2012.

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