Michael A. Casey

Academic Appointments
  • James Wright Professor of Music

  • Professor of Computer Science

  • Director, Graduate Program in Digital Musics

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Professor Michael Casey's courses include interactive music and art, music theory, music cognition and neuroscience, sound analysis and synthesis, and music information retrieval. His research lab works on music understanding by humans and machines, how the human brain represents music, theories of music and mind, and neural decoding of musical sound from human brain imaging. Michael is jointly appointed in the Department of Music and the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth. He was chair of the department of music from 2009 to 2013 and 2016-2018.

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Hallgarten Hall, Room 103
HB 6242


  • B.A. (Hons) Music, University of East Anglia, UK
  • A.M. Electroacoustic Music, Dartmouth College, USA
  • Ph.D. MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Works In Progress

  • NSF 1548177 (Principal Investigator) Collaborative Research: The Confluence of Music, Art and Science at Long-Term Ecological Research Sites. National Science Foundation (NSF) with Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, NH, Aug 2015 - Jul 2018

  • NSF 1725451 (Co-Principal Investigator) MRI: Acquisition of an Acoustic Camera for Multidisciplinary Research and Teaching at Dartmouth College, National Science Foundation (NSF 1725451) with Hannah ter Hofstede (Principal Investigator), Sept 2017 - Aug 2020.