Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Philip Ewell

Second Advisor

Jessica Halliday Hardie

Academic Program Adviser

Philip Ewell


Only 8.6% of all recording engineers currently employed in the United States are women. To understand the influence of a woman’s gender in their recording career, this study presents their experiences from multiple angles – the recording studio business, women engineers’ obstacles, the recording education pipeline, and diversity and inclusion in the industry.



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