Eric is Associate Professor of Music History at Westminster Choir College of Rider University in Princeton, New Jersey. His research focuses on Asian American music, recent Chinese music, music and new media, and contemporary music inspired by Balinese gamelan. Current projects include a book on trauma and cultural trauma in Asian American music, and an edited volume on Public Musicology. Hung is also an active pianist and conductor who has performed in Germany, Austria, Hong Kong, Australia, and throughout North America. He has been a member of Gamelan Dharma Swara since 2005, and was Executive Director from 2011 to 2012. He is also the founder and Co-Director of the Westminster Chinese Music Ensemble.