Edwin Seroussi is the Emanuel Alexandre Professor of Musicology and Director of the Jewish Music Research Centre at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, he immigrated to Israel in 1971 where he took undergraduate and graduate degrees in Musicology at Hebrew University continuing to his Ph.D. from UCLA in 1987. He taught at Bar Ilan and Tel Aviv Universities in Israel, and was visiting professor at universities in Europe, North and South America. He has published on North African and Eastern Mediterranean Jewish music, on Judeo-Islamic relations in music and on Israeli popular music. A partial list of his publications is available here.