Dr. Monique Ingalls, Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the Cambridge Music Faculty since 2011, has been appointed Assistant Professor at the Baylor University School of Music. Ingalls, an ethnomusicologist who researches contemporary Protestant congregational worship music, will teach in Baylor’s newly established Ph.D. and D.M.A. programmes in church music and be affiliated with the Center for Christian Music Studies.
Ingalls has also been named a Fellow of the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music for 2014-15. The Yale ISM is an interdisciplinary research centre that supports scholarship on music, worship, and the arts within diverse religious traditions and public life. During the fellowship period, Ingalls will complete her monograph Made to Worship: Performing Evangelical Protestantism through Praise and Worship Music while overseeing the publishing initiatives of the Congregational Music Studies network and conference.