Alumni (Fellow)

Torie Clark

Edgar Shannon Fellow
Millsboro, Delaware
B.A. Moravian College (2013)
M.A.T. George Washington University (2015)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2020)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences


Torie studies representations of, and collaborations with, American Indians in American music. Her work has been funded by fellowships and grants from Newberry Library, Penn State University, Indiana University, and the University of Virginia. She has presented papers at the Newberry Library, the Society for American Music, the University of Richmond, and the University of Virginia. Her research on alternative archival methodologies for music and indigenous studies, “Musical Indianism: Reassessing the Archive,” will be published in “Sonic Identity at the Margins” by Bloomsbury Press in 2021. Victoria also holds a master’s degree in museum education and is interested in music historical narratives in museums and cultural institutions.

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