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Teresa Nakra

Department: Music

Dr. Nakra teaches Music Technology, Music Theory, Electronic Music, and Game Design, and advises student researchers and composers. Prior to her appointment at TCNJ, she was the Technical Director of the Computer Music Studio at MIT and taught courses in Electronic Music and Composition at several Boston-area universities. She was a Clifton Visiting Artist in residence at Harvard University in 2002. Teresa founded and runs Immersion Music Inc., a non-profit organization that builds technical solutions for musicians, artists, educators and museums. Teresa holds an A.B. in Music (magna cum laude) from Harvard University and Radcliffe College. She holds an M.S. and Ph.D. from the MIT Media Laboratory, where she worked closely with Tod Machover, Rosalind Picard, John Harbison, and Marvin Minsky.

Office: Music 205

Phone: 609-771-2759


Website: http:/


School of the Arts and Communication
Art and Interactive Multimedia Building
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628