Charles Hsueh is a Ph.D. student in Music History and Theory at Stony Brook University. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience (with a Music minor) from the Ohio State University in 2018, received his Music Theory Pedagogy Certificate from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2020, and is currently finishing up the Master of Music program in Music History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. His master's thesis, "Viewing Heinrich Schenker through the Lens of Disability: Historical Contexts and Interpretations," focuses on how disability affected Austrian music theorist Heinrich Schenker, who nearly went blind due to unattended diabetes. His research interests include the relationship between disability and music, the interaction between music scholarship and autism, and universal-design-oriented music pedagogical practices.
Charles represents the Department of Music as a Graduate Student Organization Senator.