Christina Taylor Gibson (Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; B.A., The College of William and Mary) serves as a clinical visiting professor in the musicology program and teaches both graduate and undergraduate musicology courses. She has also taught at Towson University, The College of William and Mary, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Her specialty is twentieth-century music of the Americas, particularly musical exchange between the U.S. and Mexico during the first half of the century, and she has presented her work at local, national, and international scholarly meetings.
In 2008 Dr. Gibson received a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park with a dissertation about Mexican music in New York during the 1920s and 1930s. She has contributed to the latest edition of New Grove Dictionary of American Music and is working on articles about Carlos Chávez and Julián Carrillo in the U.S. She is an active member of the Society for American Music where she serves as co-chair of the Interest Group for Latin America and the Caribbean, and the Capital Chapter of the American Musicological Society where she formerly served as secretary-treasurer.