Student Profile

Abigail Bradford

PhD Candidate, Mediterranean Art and Archaeology


Abigail Bradford is a student in the PhD Program for Mediterranean Art and Archaeology studying under the direction of Dr. Tyler Jo Smith. Her research focuses on ancient Greek music and vase-painting, and she is particularly interested in the innovation of “New Music” in fifth-century Athens and its connection to the growing democracy. She is also interested in podcasting and sensory studies and is currently examining ancient musical fragments and recreations of ancient sounds.



Fresh Beats from Snoop to Euripides

Fresh Beats from Snoop to Euripides

What is it about music that’s so political? And what kinds of social and political change are new genres capable of?