Samantha Chang is a PhD Candidate from the Department of Art History at the University of Toronto, where she holds a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) Doctoral Award, a Faculty of Arts and Science Top (FAST) Doctoral Fellowship, and a Mary H. Beatty Fellowship. A professional flutist and conductor, Samantha graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London (England), and she is a fellow of the Trinity College London and the London College of Music. Samantha’s research explores the conceptual relationships between visual arts and music in the early modern period, specifically those of artistic identity, temporality, synaesthesia, and performativity. Her current research project examines the representation of music in the painter’s studio. Samantha is the Humanities Coordinator at the Teaching Assistants’ Training Program, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation at the University of Toronto.


MA University of Toronto
FTCL Trinity College London
FLCM London College of Music
LRAM Royal Academy of Music
PGDip Royal Academy of Music
BA (Hons) University of Toronto


Chang, Samantha. “Being Present in the Online Learning Environment.” Re:THINK, June 3, 2020. https://rethink.utoronto.ca/being-present/.

Reithmeier, Reinhart, Liam O’Leary, Xiaoyue Zhu, Corey Dales, Abokor Abdulkarim, Anum Aquil, Lochin Broulliard, Samantha Chang, Wenyangzi Shi, Nancy Vu, and Chang Zou. “The 10,000 PhDs Project at the University of Toronto: Using Employment Outcome Data to Transform Graduate Education.” PLoS One 14.1 (2019): e0209898. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0209898.

Chang, Samantha. “RNAD: The Four Cornerstones of Sight-Reading.” The Flute View February (2015). http://thefluteview.com/sections/issues/february-2015.

Chang, Samantha. “Giulio Briccialdi: Il principe dei flautisti in inghilterra.” Pan 33.3 (2014): 38–41.

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