Fredara Mareva Hadley

Fredara Mareva Hadley, Ph.D. is an ethnomusicology professor in the Music History Department at The Juilliard School where she teaches courses on ethnomusicology and African American Music. Her commentary is featured in several documentaries including the recently released PBS doc-series, The Black Church, hosted by Professor Henry Louis Gates. Dr. Hadley’s forthcoming book focuses on  the musical impact of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


Fredara will be part of the panel entitled ‘F**k Gender Roles’. 


Research interests

African and African Diasporic Music, Ethnomusicology of Classical Music, Popular Music Studies.