Lee Kimura Tyson, PhD

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Music
College of Arts and Sciences

Lee Kimura Tyson is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Humanities in Leadership Learning Series and the Department of Music at Case Western Reserve University. Their research and teaching center on gender, race, and voice in U.S. popular music and culture, with a particular focus on trans and queer musical expression and digital media cultures. Their current work examines trans vocal experimentation and ideas of authenticity in hyperpop music. Tyson holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University, an M.M. from the University of Texas at Austin, and a B.A. from the University of Nevada, Reno.