Univ.-Prof. Dr. phil. Hauke Egermann

Curriculum Vitae

Hauke Egermann graduated in Systematic Musicology, Media Studies, and Communication Research (MA 2006, Hanover University for Music and Drama, Germany). Subsequently, he studied Neuroscience (PhD in Music Psychology/Neuroscience 2009, Center for Systems Neurosciences Hanover). He was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (2009-2011, McGill University, Montreal, Canada). From 2011 to 2015 he lectured and researched at the Audio Communication Group (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany). In 2015 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Digital Music, Queen Mary, University of London. In 2016 he was awarded his Habilitation in Musicology at the Technische Universität Berlin. Since 2016, he has been first Assistant Professor (Lecturer), then Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) at the Department of Music, University of York, UK. Here, he founded and directed the York Music Psychology Group. Since October 2021, Hauke holds a University Professorship in Systematic Musicology at the Department of Music and Musicology, Technische Universität Dortmund. 

Hauke’s research interests are: 

·      Music and Emotion

·      Empirical aesthetics of music

·      Cross-cultural music cognition

·      Music media and technology

·      Audience research


He has contributed to various international research projects (selection):

• Experimental Concert Research (Volkswagen Foundation, total amount granted: €1,500,000, Role: Co-Investigator, 2019-2023)  
• Artist-to-Business-to-Business-to-Consumer Audio Branding System ABCDJ (EU Horizon 2020 ICT 19.a, total amount granted: €3,500,000, Role: Work Package Leader and Co-Investigator, 2016-2018)
• Interaction between Aesthetic Judgement and Emotional Processing of Contemporary Music (University Pump Funding, total amount granted: £54,710, Role: Principle Investigator, 2016-2017) 
• Design, Development and Dissemination of New Musical Instruments 3DMIN (Einstein Foundation Berlin, total amount granted: €700,000, Role: Work Package Leader and Co-Investigator, 2013-2016)

Selected Publications

Wald-Fuhrmann, M., Egermann, H., O'Neill, K., Czepiel, A., Weining, C., Meier, D., Tschacher, W., Uhde, F., Toelle, J., & Tröndle, M. (2021). Music Listening in Classical Concerts: Theory, Literature Review, and Research Program. Frontiers in Psychology, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.638783

Gibbs, H., & Egermann, H. (2021). Music-Evoked Nostalgia and Wellbeing During the United Kingdom COVID-19 Pandemic: Content, Subjective Effects, and Function. Frontiers in Psychology12, [647891]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.647891

Egermann, H., & Reuben, F. (2020). “Beauty is how you feel inside”: Aesthetic judgements are related to emotional responses to contemporary music. Frontiers in Psychology11, [510029]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.510029

Lepa, S., Herzog, M., Steffens, J., Schoenrock, A., & Egermann, H. (2020). A computational model for predicting perceived musical expression in branding scenarios. Journal of New Music Researchhttps://doi.org/10.1080/09298215.2020.1778041

Altun, F., & Egermann, H. (2020). Temperament Systems Influence Emotion Induction but not Makam Recognition Performance in Turkish Makam Music. Psychology of Musichttps://doi.org/10.1177/0305735620922892

Johnston, D., Egermann, H. W., & Kearney, G. C. (2018). Innovative Computer Technology in music based interventions for individuals with autism - Moving beyond traditional interactive music therapy techniques. Cogent Psychologyhttps://doi.org/10.1080/23311908.2018.1554773

Daffern, H., Camlin, D. A., Egermann, H. W., Gully, A. J., Kearney, G. C., Neale, C., & Rees-Jones, J. D. (2018). Exploring the potential of virtual reality technology to investigate the health and well being benefits of group singing. International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Mediahttps://doi.org/10.1080/14794713.2018.1558807

Emerson, G., & Egermann, H. (2018). Gesture-sound causality from the audience’s perspective: investigating the aesthetic experience of performances with digital musical instruments. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts12(1), 96-109. https://doi.org/10.1037/aca0000114

Irrgang, M., & Egermann, H. (2016). From Motion to Emotion: Accelerometer Data Predict Subjective Experience of Music. PLoS ONE11(7), [e0154360]. https://doi.org/doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0154360

Egermann, H., Fernando, N., Chuen, L., & McAdams, S. (2015). Music induces universal emotion-related psychophysiological responses: comparing Canadian listeners to Congolese Pygmies. Frontiers in Psychology5, [1341]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01341

Egermann, H., Pearce, M. T., Wiggins, G. A., & McAdams, S. (2013). Probabilistic models of expectation violation predict psychophysiological emotional responses to live concert music. Cognitive, affective behavioral neuroscience13(3), 533-553. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13415-013-0161-y

Egermann, H., & McAdams, S. (2013). Empathy and emotional contagion as a link between recognized and felt emotions in music listening. Music perception31(2), 139-156. https://doi.org/10.1525/mp.2013.31.2.139

Egermann, H., Sutherland, M. E., Grewe, O., Nagel, F., Kopiez, R., & Altenmuller, E. (2011). Does music listening in a social context alter experience? A physiological and psychological perspective on emotion. Musicae scientiae15(3), 307-323. https://doi.org/10.1177/1029864911399497

A complete publication list can be found here.