Mark F DeWitt

Mark F. DeWitt was appointed Professor of Music at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2010 and is the inaugural holder of the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed Chair in Traditional Music. Prior to that, he was an independent scholar and won the Society for Ethnomusicology's 2004 Klaus P. Wachsmann Prize for "innovative methods in the study of musical instruments", specifically for an article on the Cajun accordion. He earned a Ph.D. in ethnomusicology at the University of California, Berkeley...See more