Danielle Ward-Griffin is an Assistant Professor of Musicology, specializing in twentieth-century opera. Her research interests include Benjamin Britten, opera on television, and the relationship between opera production and the place of performance. Articles on these topics have appeared in the Journal of the American Musicological Society, Cambridge Opera Journal, Opera Quarterly, Journal of the Society for American Music, and Music & Letters. She has also contributed chapters to Rethinking Britten and Benjamin Britten Studies and published on music history pedagogy in the Journal of Music History Pedagogy and Critical Voices. She has presented her research at conferences in the United States, Canada, France and the United Kingdom and received the Temperley Prize from the North American British Music Studies Association. Her research has been supported by the Society for American Music, the Center for the History of Business, Society and Technology, the Libraries of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the MacMillan Center for International Studies, and the Yale Centre for British Art. Before coming to Rice, she taught at Christopher Newport University in Virginia.