Kenneth Owen Smith is Associate Professor of Music and Coordinator of the Master of Music Programme at the University of Nicosia. His early research focused on French baroque music, comprising work on social history, the history of music theory, and manuscript studies. Most notably, his monumental edition of the songs of composer-theorist Sébastien de Brossard was published by the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles. His more recent work has focused on various subjects related to music in Cyprus and Mediterranean region. He has written on the organizational field of art music in Cyprus and has edited the 2015 volume of Mousikos Logos, dedicated to Music in/of the Mediterranean. Kenneth received his PhD from the University of Illinois in 2005 with the support of a Chateaubriand Fellowship from the French government. He has also recently completed an MBA and is extending his professional activities to include music-based social entrepreneurship.