Leah Broad is a Junior Research Fellow at Christ Church, Oxford University, specialising in twentieth-century music.
In 2016 she was chosen as one of the BBC/AHRC New Generation Thinkers, and can regularly be heard on the BBC sharing her enthusiasm for classical music. She has spoken about her research at events including the BBC Proms, Hay Festival, and the Free Thinking Festival. As a journalist she won the Observer/Anthony Burgess Prize for Arts Journalism in 2015 for an article on Jean Sibelius, and her writing has appeared on platforms such as the Observer, Huffington Post, and The Conversation. She is the founder of The Oxford Culture Review, a website dedicated to sharing academic research with a non-specialist readership, and now runs a podcast on classical music called Notes on Notes.
As an academic, she has published and forthcoming work in journals including Music & Letters, The Journal of the Royal Musical Association and TEMPO, and in publications from Oxford University Press, Routledge, and Boydell & Brewer.
Leah lives in Oxford with her husband and beloved dog. She tweets @LeahBroad.
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