Megan Francisco

Assistant Professor


Megan Francisco holds a PhD in musicology from the University of Washington where her research drew on film, race, and gender theories to analyze Battlestar Galactica‘s landmark science fiction score. She has an article published by the Journal of the Society for American Music on opera and Battlestar Galactica. Beyond film, Megan wrote her master’s thesis on the symphonies of Gustav Mahler and is currently writing the chapter on the composer’s US reception for Leonard Bernstein in Context (Cambridge University Press). Prior to the University of Washington, she received a master’s in religion and music from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music.