Dr. Goldman is a music theorist specializing in music cognition, particularly the neuroscience of music and dance improvisation. Andrew received a BM in Piano Performance and a BA in Neuroscience from the University of Southern California. After receiving his PhD from Cambridge, he worked for three years as a Presidential Scholar at Columbia University, and more recently as a postdoctoral associate at Western University in Ontario.
This fall, Prof. Goldman will be teaching an undergraduate elective titled “Scholarly Approaches to Improvisation,” as well as a graduate analysis course. In the spring, he will offer a doctoral seminar related to his work in cognition.
In addition to his work in the music theory department, he will also be teaching in the Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Cognitive Science Program.