Michael A. Casey

Academic Appointments
  • James Wright Professor of Music

  • Professor of Computer Science

  • Director, Graduate Program in Digital Musics

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Professor Michael Casey's courses include interactive music and art, music theory, music cognition and neuroscience, sound analysis and synthesis, and music information retrieval. His research lab works on music understanding by humans and machines, how the human brain represents music, theories of music and mind, and neural decoding of musical sound from human brain imaging. Michael is jointly appointed in the Department of Music and the Department of Computer Science at Dartmouth. He was chair of the department of music from 2009 to 2013 and 2016-2018.

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603 646-9609
Hallgarten Hall, Room 103
HB 6242


  • B.A. (Hons) Music, University of East Anglia, UK
  • A.M. Electroacoustic Music, Dartmouth College, USA
  • Ph.D. MIT Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Selected Publications

  • Quon RJ, Leslie GA, Camp EJ, Meisenhelter S, Steimel SA, Song Y, Ettinger AB, Bujarski KA, Casey MA, Jobst BC. 40-Hz auditory stimulation for intracranial interictal activity: A pilot study. Acta Neurol Scand. 2021 Apr 24. doi: 10.1111/ane.13437

  • Michael Casey,Music of the 7Ts: Predicting and Decoding Multivoxel fMRI Responses with Acoustic, Schematic, and Categorical Music Features, Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, Research Topic Bridging Music Informatics with Music Cognition, 28 Jun, 2017

  • Michael Hanke, Richard Dinga, Christian Häusler, J. Swaroop Guntupalli, Michael Casey, Falko R. Kaule, Jörg Stadler, High-resolution 7-Tesla fMRI data on the perception of musical genres, F1000 Research, F1000, June, 2015

Works In Progress

NSF 1725451 (Co-Principal Investigator) MRI: Acquisition of an Acoustic Camera for Multidisciplinary Research and Teaching at Dartmouth College, National Science Foundation (NSF 1725451) with Hannah ter Hofstede (Principal Investigator), Sept 2017 - Aug 2020.