Richard K. Wolf

Updated
30 Nov 2016

Professor of ethnomusicology at Harvard University's music department, Richard K. Wolf specializes in the veena and mridangam Indian instruments, and has conducted extensive fieldwork in South Asia. Wolf has received numerous grants and fellowships, including awards from the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Social Science Research Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Institute of Pakistan Studies, and received the Edward Cameron Dimock, Jr. Prize in the Humanities for his first book, The Black Cow's Footprint: Time, Space, and Music in the Lives of the Kotas of South India. Wolf has served on several editorial boards and currently serves on the executive committee and board of trustees of the American Institute of Pakistan Studies. He was a 2012 Center LOI panelist in music.