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Steven Lewis

Edgar Shannon Fellow
Class: 2018
Hometown: Atlanta, Georgia
Degrees:
B.A. Florida State University (2013)
M.A. University of Virginia (2015)
Department:
Music

Steven Lewis has entered his second year of study toward a Ph.D. in Critical and Comparative Studies in the U.Va. Department of Music. In September he presented his paper ‘Marsalis Plays Bolden: Wynton Marsalis and the First Man of Jazz’ at the 2014 Jazz Beyond Borders Conference in Amsterdam. Steven is a recipient of a Scholars’ Lab Praxis Fellowship and is currently working with his cohort on a collaborative digital humanities project.

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