Hanna Neuhauser

Portrait of Hanna Neuhauser

Teaching Assistant in Musicology

Hannah Neuhauser is a second-year PhD student in Musicology. Her research interests include children’s media and film music.  She earned her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Millikin University in 2018 and her Master of Arts in Music History at California State Long Beach in 2020. She is the honored recipient of the Graduate Dean’s List for Scholars and Artists for her thesis, “Lost Without a Cue: The Progression of Music and Masculinity in Detective Film Noir,” which recently received the Hewitt-Oberdoerffer Award by the AMS Southwest Chapter (April 9, 2022).

Outside of her scholarly pursuits, she serves as the Student Representative (2021-23) of the AMS Southwest Chapter and Student Co-Chair for the Society for American Music (2022-24). This fall she will begin working at the Harry Ransom Center as a Curatorial Assistant through the PhD Pathways Fellowship, whilst continuing her work as the Academy Associate for Ballet Austin’s Youth Children’s Division.

UGS 303
Intro to Music and Film Sound (Fall 2022)

MUS 307
History of Rock (Spring 2022)

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Contact Information

Campus location
MRH 3.412

Teaching Areas

Musicology & Ethnomusicology


Doctor of Philosophy (in progress)
The University of Texas at Austin

Master of Arts
California State University Long Beach

Bachelor of Music
Millikin University