Prof. Dr. Clemens Wöllner
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Clemens Wöllner (MA in Sheffield, PhD in Halle-Wittenberg) is Professor of Systematic Musicology at the University of Hamburg. Before taking up is current position in 2013, he was Interim Professor at the University of Bremen and, from 2008–2010, Research Fellow at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, UK. In 2016, he was awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant for the five-year research project SloMo. His further current research projects address: Joint actions and empathy in jazz duos; Attention and working memory in musicians; Emotion, attention and eye movements in film music; Evaluation of sound installations in a hospital; Prototypical motion in musical gestures and evaluations of human movement sonification; Subvocalisation.
He received long-term scholarships of the Ev. Studienwerk Villigst, the German National Academic Foundation, and a research grant from the Royal College of Music, London. In 2006, he was awarded a Young Researcher Award of the European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM), and in 2011 an Associate Junior Fellowship of the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg.
He is Associate Editor of Musicae Scientiae; Member of the editorial boards of Psychology of Music and Music Performance Research as well as an ad-hoc reviewer for numerous international journals in the fields of musicology, psychology, movement science and music education. He also serves as an advisor and reviewer for national and international research funding agencies.
His recent book entitled "Body, Sound and Space in Music and Beyond: Multimodal Explorations" was published by Routledge in May 2017. A list of his publications can be found here.