Mayer Brown Fellowship for minority graduate study in
musicology for 2019 was awarded to UC Davis music graduate
student Serena Yang. She is the
first UC Davis student to earn the Brown fellowship from the
American Musicological Society.
Serena Yang is a doctoral candidate in musicology at the
University of California, Davis. Her research interests include
twentieth- and twenty-first-century music, interdisciplinary
studies, cultural studies, and Asian music. Yang holds a
bachelor’s degree in violin from National Sun Yat-Sen University,
Taiwan, and a master’s degree in music history from the
University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music (under
the supervision of
bruce d. mcclung).