Christina Nikitin


Christina is a doctoral student in ethnomusicology at Harvard University. Working at the intersections of music studies, performance studies, feminist and queer theories, and post-/decolonial thought, her research examines the politics and aesthetics of musicking in queer underground music scenes in Japan, South Africa, and the United States. She received a B.A. with honors in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and Comparative Literature from Stanford University.

Outside of academia, she also has experience as a K-12 instructor, independent consultant, and administrative assistant at various educational organizations in Tokyo, Japan. She currently also works as a graduate administrative assistant at the Harvard Theater, Dance, and Media Program (TDM).