Music History Faculty

Timothy D. Watkins

Associate Professor of Musicology

Tim Watkins teaches music history, literature, and world music at TCU. Prior to coming to Fort Worth, Dr. Watkins taught ethnomusicology and world music as well as music history and literature at Rhodes College, Florida State University and Furman University. His research interests include topics in Renaissance and Baroque music as well as the music of Latin America, centering on the musical consequences of the encounter between European and indigenous cultures in the Americas.

Dr. Watkins regularly presents scholarly papers at regional and national meetings of the American Musicological Society, the Society for Seventeenth-Century Music, the Society for Ethnomusicology, and the College Music Society. His publications have appeared in the monumental Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Garland Handbook of Latin American Music, and The Journal of Musicological Research. His book, Performance Practice: Issues and Approaches, is published by Steglein Press.

BM - Samford University
MCM- Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
MM- Florida State University
PhD- Florida State University