Jamshed J. Bharucha

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Distinguished Fellow

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Psychological and Brain Sciences


  • Ph.D Harvard University, 1983
  • M.A. Yale University, 1979
  • B.A. Vassar College, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Large, E., Kim, J.C., Flaig, N., Bharucha, J. & Krumhansl, C. (2016). A neurodynamic account of musical tonality. Music Perception, 33, 319-331.

  • Bharucha, J. (2013). Education in South Asia: Time bomb or silver bullet? In A. Najam & M. Yusuf (Eds.), South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures. NY: Anthem Press.

  • Bharucha, J., Goldstein, M., Grabois, N., Zimmer, R. & Van Zandt, D. (2012). Keynote Panel: What ought universities look like in 20 to 30 years? Social Research, 79 [Special issue on The Future of Higher Education], 551-572.

  • Curtis, M.E. & Bharucha, J. (2010). The minor third communicates sadness in speech, mirroring its use in music. Emotion, 10, 335-348.

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Selected Works & Activities

  • Trustee, Vassar College

  • Board of Managers, SRM University – Amaravati, India

  • Honorary Board of Advisors, Indian International Model UN