Gordon Dale holds an M.A. in ethnomusicology from Tufts University, as well as a B.S. in music from Northeastern University, where he earned the Excellence in Music Industry Award. Gordon has recently completed his master’s thesis, titled “A New Song: Feminism, Music, and Voice in Partnership Minyanim,” which explores the relationship between music and the negotiation of gender roles among Orthodox Jews in a transnational network of prayer communities that originated in Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to working extensively in the music industry, Gordon has conducted research concerning music and censorship in Hasidic Jewish communities in New York. Gordon is currently the president of the Society for Ethnomusicology’s Special Interest Group for Jewish Music.