Department of Music, Theatre and Dance

Dr. Hope Munro

Associate Professor
Music History, Ethnomusicology

Dr. Hope Munro is an associate professor of music at California State University, Chico where she teaches courses in world music and music history.  She earned her PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Texas at Austin.  Her book What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music, was published in 2016 as part of the Caribbean Studies Series of the University Press of Mississippi.  An avid steel pan player, Dr. Munro is the musical director of the steel pan ensemble at Chico State.

Portrait of Dr. Hope Munro
Course Instruction
  • MUSC 291: American Music- Its History and International Influence
  • MUSC 292: Great Musical Compositions and Composers
  • MUSC 302W: Music History (Antiquity to 1850)
  • MUSC 304: Music from a Global Perspective
  • MUSC 499: Special Problems
  • MUSC 290: World Music
  • MUSC 296: African American Music
  • MUSC 303: Music History (1850 to Present)
  • MUSC 412K: Music Performance Groups- Mixed Ensembles