Birgitta Johnson is a joint-appointed associate professor of ethnomusicology in the School of Music and in the African American Studies Program at the University of South Carolina. She specializes in African-American and African music. Her research interests include music and worship in African-American churches, musical change and identity in Black popular music, music in African-American megachurches, sacred music in the African diaspora, and community archiving. She has published many articles and is working on the book Worship Waves, Navigating Identities: Music in the Black Church at the Turn of the 21st Century.
Last Updated: 01/07/2019