- Ph.D., Indiana University, 2016
- M.A., Indiana University, 2006
- B.M., Crane School of Music, SUNY College at Potsdam, 2004
Daniel Bishop has been an adjunct lecturer in music in music in general studies at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music since 2010. His courses have included Music in Film, Music in Global Cinema, and Music and Culture in the James Bond Franchise.
He completed his Ph.D. in Musicology at the Jacobs School (2016), where he also earned his M.A. in Music History. A native of upstate New York, he also holds a B.M. in cello performance and music education from the Crane School of Music at the State University of New York College at Potsdam (2004).
Bishop’s writing has been published in the Journal of Musicological Research, and he has presented at conferences including annual meetings of the American Musicological Society and the Society for Cinema and Media Studies. His research interests include film music, aesthetics and philosophy, and sound studies. He has written and lectured on topics such as cinema of the 1960s and ‘70s, occult aesthetics in the work of auteur filmmakers such as Andrei Tarkovsky and Guy Maddin, and the relationship between music, myth, and nostalgia.
He is currently working on his first book, which is about the New Hollywood Cinema of the 1960s and ‘70s and the role of the soundtrack in creating sensibilities of temporal and historical experience. He is also designing a course on jazz in the cinema for Music in General Studies.