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Samantha Bennett

Professor of Music, Australian National University

I am Professor of Music and Associate Dean Higher Degree Research at the Australian National University, Chair of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I am the author, co-author, and co-editor of six books including: Gear: Cultures of Audio and Music Technologies (The MIT Press, 2024, co-authored with A/Prof Eliot Bates); Secrets and Revelation in Music and Audio Technology Cultures (Cambridge University Press, 2024); Modern Records, Maverick Methods (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018); Siouxsie and the Banshees' Peepshow (Bloomsbury Academic, 2018); Critical Approaches to the Production of Music and Sound (co-edited with A/Prof Eliot Bates, Bloomsbury Academic, 2017); and, Popular Music, Stars and Stardom (co-edited with Dr Stephen Loy and Dr Julie Rickwood, ANU Press, 2018).


  • 2020–present
    Professor of Music, The Australian National University
  • 2016–2019
    Associate Professor of Music, The Australian National University
  • 2013–2015
    Senior Lecturer in Music, The Australian National University