Department of Sociology
Dr. James E. Cunningham
PhD, University of Washington
Associate Professor of Music
Areas of Expertise
• Ethnomusicology
• Music History
Dr. James E. Cunningham
Dr. James E. Cunningham
James E. Cunningham is an ethnomusicologist who specializes in Indonesian, Native American and world popular music. He teaches undergraduate core curriculum courses (Music Cultures of the World and Gateway to Musical Perception), as well as graduate courses at the masters and Ph.D. levels. Additionally, Dr. Cunningham is the director of the FAU Brazilian Percussion Ensemble and the instructor of the Didgeridoo Workshop. He has also recorded an album of original didgeridoo compositions, as a faculty artist for the department’s Hoot/Wisdom Recordings record label.
 Last Modified 11/20/17