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Robert James Wuagneux


RJ Wuagneux is a PhD candidate in Music History and Theory. His research focuses on improvised music, affect, and world-building. RJ is also interested in analysis of music in just intonation, particularly the work of La Monte Young and Michael Harrison. His dissertation project employs a novel interdisciplinary framework to examine the music and cultural phenomenon of Phish. RJ served as the music department senator in the Stony Brook Graduate Student Organization from 2017-2020, and served as Treasurer-elect for the 2020-2021 academic year. When he is not dissertating, conferencing, or performing with one of his two bands, RJ can be found enjoying fatherhood.