Alexandra Apolloni is the Project Specialist for Communications and Faculty Development in the FAS Dean’s Office, providing support for the SAL2 program and other FAS initiatives and overseeing communications for the FAS Dean’s Office.
Immediately prior to joining the FAS Dean’s Office staff, Alexandra was the Program and Research Developer at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women, where she oversaw programming, communication, and outreach; supported faculty research projects; and led faculty and student development initiatives. Alexandra holds a PhD in Musicology from UCLA and an undergraduate degree in Music and Women’s Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Canada. Alexandra served as Vice President of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, US-Branch from 2019-2021, and she researches and writes about singers in 1960s popular music. Her writing about music has appeared in numerous academic and non-academic publications and she is the author of the book Freedom Girls: Voicing Femininity in 1960s British Pop (Oxford University Press, 2021).