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Chris McRae
Assistant Professor

Chris  McRae

performance studies, cultural studies, critical communication pedagogy

Office: CIS 3028

Dr. McRae joined the faculty in 2011. His research interests center on the communicative and critical implications of music performance, listening, and pedagogy. His current research project works from the example of the music and autobiography of trumpet player Miles Davis to raise questions about listening, ethics, and pedagogy.

Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D., Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2011.
(emphasis: performance studies, critical communication pedagogy)
M.A., Communication, University of South Florida, 2007. (emphasis: performance studies)
B.A., Communication, University of South Florida, 2004.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
21301ORI 4320001Writing for Performance

CIS 3020
23737ORI 6506901Performance Criticism
Graduate Standing Only.

CIS 3020
16021SPC 6913001Directed Research

TBA 100
15967SPC 7980006Dissertation: Doctoral

TBA 100

Graduate Students

Jacob Abraham, Adolfo Lagomasino

Alyse Keller