Dr. Stephen Husarik
Stephen Husarik is Professor of Humanities and Music History at UAFS, and serves as Head Carillonneur for the University. He graduated from the School of the Art Institute (Chicago), the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and The University of Iowa (Iowa City) where he received a Ph.D. in Music Literature. He graduated with honors, and was employed as a teaching assistant at all three institutions. Husarik studied musicology with Nicholas Temperley, Albert Luper and John Simms, and piano with Soulima Stravinsky.
In addition to reading papers at national and international conferences, Husarik edited American Keyboard Artists (two editions) and Who’s Who in the Humanities, and published articles in The Musical Times, American Music, Journal of the American Liszt Society, Journal of the National Association for Humanities Education, Clavier Magazine, Classical Magazine, as well as chapters and articles in books. He has served as co-editor of Interdisciplinary Humanities for the Humanities Education and Research Association (2008- ), and edited a special music issue titled “Music in Context” (Fall 2009). His article titled "How Beethoven's Works Influenced the Growth of Musical Terminology" was a finalist in 2009 for the International Humanities Conference "Award of Excellence."
Honors and Awards
Husarik has received teaching excellence awards for both his classroom and online instruction, and has received local, national and international award recognition for his publications. He was the recipient of National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) traveling and college teacher fellowships to the University of Maryland, Harvard University, New York University and Bayreuth (Germany). In 2012, he received the "Research, Scholarship and Creativity Award" from UAFS, which recognizes full-time faculty members for the results they have shown in the award areas. His biography appears in Who’s Who in America (1999- ).
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