Editorial Team


William H. Rosar is a cognitive musicologist and neuroscientist. Founder of the Film Music Society based in Los Angeles he is editor of The Journal of Film Music. He did doctoral studies in philosophy at UCSD and cognitive psychology at UCLA and interdisciplinary studies in musicology and psychology at the Claremont Graduate School. He worked in human factors in telerobotics at NASA-JPL and later taught history and analysis of film music in USC's Scoring for Motion Pictures and Television Program. Currently he is a Research Associate in the Center for Brain and Cognition at UCSD.

Managing Editor

Leslie Andersen is Arts Librarian at California State University, Long Beach. She is co-editor of the Union Catalog of Motion Picture Music and the author of "Women Film and Television Composers in the United States" (in The Musical Woman: An International Perspective, Volume III, 1986-1990. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991). She is the former Coordinator of the Film MusicRoundtable of the Music LibraryAssociation and is editor ofVideo Reviews for Notes: QuarterlyJournal of the Music LibraryAssociation.

Associate Editors

  • Brad Eden, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

Reviews Editor


Editorial Board

  • Brad Eden, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States
  • Scott D. Lipscomb, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate Studies. Professor, Electronic Media, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati., United States
  • Martin Marks, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
  • Richard P Smiraglia, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States
  • Jeff Smith, University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States