Susan Forscher Weiss, Ph.D holds joint appointments in Musicology at the Peabody Institute, and in the Department of Modern Languages at the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, at the Johns Hopkins University. Publications include articles and reviews in national and international journals such as Journal of the American Musicological Society, Early Music, Renaissance Quarterly, etc. Among her book publications are Bologna Q 18: An Introduction and Facsimile Edition (1999) and Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (2010, co-edited with Russell E. Murray, Jr. and Cynthia J. Cyrus). In 2016, Weiss, along with Don Randel and Matthew Shaftel published A Cole Porter Companion. Her current research involves images and memory, history and technology of musical instruments, as well as the Arabic contribution to music. Weiss is the recipient of numerous fellowships and awards from the ACLS, NEH, Harvard University, the Folger Shakespeare Library, and from the Johns Hopkins University for innovations in teaching and technology and music cognition. In 2018, she was awarded an inaugural DELTA grant (Digital Education & Learning Technology Acceleration). She has served on a number of boards including the Executive board of the Renaissance Society of America, the Sheridan Libraries Advisory Board, and as a delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies. In Fall 2014 she was the Robert Lehman Visiting Professor at The Harvard Center for Italian Renaissance Studies, Villa i Tatti, in Florence and in Spring 2019, a Visiting Professor at Princeton University.
See Susan Forscher Weiss at the Town Hall discussing Cole Porter