Dr. Harris Berger Renewed as Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Ethnomusicology

Mar 28th, 2024

Dr. Harry Berger - Gazette Article

In a recent funding announcement by the Government of CanadaDr. Harris Berger was renewed for another five-year term as a tier 1 Canada Research Chair in ethnomusicology, one of Canada’s highest academic honours. Congratulations, Dr. Berger!

“The renewal of Dr. Berger’s position is a crescendo in the realm of ethnomusicology and folklore studies within Newfoundland and Labrador.

“Without the CRC’s support, many of my projects would have been difficult or impossible to pursue. It also supports graduate students here at Memorial. It will allow the university to continue to recruit and retain the very best young minds in the discipline.”

Read more about the work Dr. Berger is doing as director of MMaP Research Centre in the MUN Gazette here.