Music and technology, sound studies, Schoenberg and the Second Viennese School, turn of the century Paris and Vienna, and Weimar Berlin
Honorary Doctorate, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, United States, 2014
PhD, History and Theory of Music, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States, 1991
MA, History and Theory of Music, University of Chicago, Chicago, United States, 1987
BA, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, United States, 1981
Professor Auner has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Musical Society and General Editor of Garland/Routledge Studies in Contemporary Music and Culture. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, the J. Paul Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is a former Vice President of the American Musicological Society. Before coming to Tufts in 2006 he was Associate Provost at Stony Brook University.