Assaf Shelleg, an Israeli musicologist and pianist,
is a research fellow at the Institute for Contemporary Jewry at the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem. He was previously the Schusterman Visiting Assistant Professor of
Musicology and Jewish Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at the
University of Virginia (2011-14), and the visiting Efroymson Scholar in the
Jewish, Islamic & Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department at
Washington University in St. Louis (2009-11), and had taught before that at the
Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
o Ha'aretz Newspaper. His book Jewish Contiguities
and the Soundtrack of Israeli History appeared in October 2014
with Oxford University Press.