Mina Yang, PhD

Humanities Faculty
Humanities Faculty

A pianist (MM, New England Conservatory) and musicologist (Ph.D., Yale), Mina Yang has written two books.

A pianist (MM, New England Conservatory) and musicologist (Ph.D., Yale), Mina Yang has written two books – Planet Beethoven: Classical Music at the Turn of the Millennium (Wesleyan University Press, 2014) and California Polyphony: Ethnic Voices, Musical Crossroads (University of Illinois Press, 2007) – and numerous essays situating music within larger sociopolitical trends. Yang has taught at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, University of California, San Diego, University of Southern California, and other institutions in California, and is currently a professor of arts and humanities at Minerva University, where she also serves as the lead of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.