Preceptor on Music
post [at] fas.harvard.edu
Music Building G-6
Post holds a PhD in music theory from Columbia University, as well as master's degrees in philosophy (University of Amsterdam) and biotechnology (Wageningen University). He also studied piano and composition at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, and is active as a pianist and organist.
Prior to joining the Harvard faculty, Post was a research fellow in music cognition at The Ohio State University. His research focuses on music cognition and performance analysis. Specific interests include the modeling of rhythm perception, the piano music of Sergei Rachmaninoff, and electronic dance music. At Harvard, Post has received several Faculty Awards from the Mind, Brain, and Behavior Program and Certificates of Teaching Excellence from the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning.