Elizabeth Lawrensen is a PhD Student in Ethnomusicology. Her research interests lie
in Protest Music, Gender & Sexuality in Music, and Protest Sound/ Music in Hong Kong.
Lawrensen is also a music educator, and received a M.M. in Music Education from The
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she completed her Master’s Project titled:
“Perspectives from Professional Musicians on Issues of Identity, Gender, and the Role
of Women in Music.” She received her B.A. in music from Covenant College. Lawrensen
is also a multi-instrumentalist and performer, and has a synth-pop project, Dalahäst.