Trevor S. Harvey is a lecturer in ethnomusicology/musicology at the University of Iowa. His research investigates participatory musical cultures and community construction through collaborative, recreational musical practices. His current research projects consider computer-mediated musical processes within multicultural/multinational Internet communites and socio-musical experiences within the virtual world of Second Life. He has also conducted fieldwork within informal old-time jam sessions in North Florida.
Harvey has presented his research at conferences for the Society for Ethnomusicology, the Association of Internet Researchers, the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, and the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association. He currently serves as secretary/treasurer for the Southeast and Caribbean Chapter of the Society for Ethnomusicology.
Harvey earned his PhD and MM in ethnomusicology/musicology from Florida State University and his BA in music from Brigham Young University and previously held full-time teaching positions at Florida State University and Middle Tennessee State University.