Benjamin Alexander Southwick (he/they)

Student, Durham University

About Benjamin Alexander Southwick (he/they)

Benjamin Southwick (he/they) is an undergraduate student at Durham University, UK, reading Music at Stephenson College. He has a research interest in those underrepresented in music, focusing on women and LGBTQ+ people. Currently, they are working on decolonising the music curriculum at Durham University as part of an internship at the institution.

Benjamin also has roles as the EDI Committee Chair for Music Durham, Interim President of the Students with Disabilities Association, and Stephenson College Music Society President at Durham University. 

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Scholar

Area of Expertise


Research Topic

Ethnic & Racial Studies Gender Studies LGBTQ+ Music

Laidlaw Cohort Year



Durham University

I am from:

United Kingdom

I speak:

English Welsh

My hobbies/interests are:

Art Hiking/walking Houseplants/gardening Politics & current events

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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Channels contributed to:

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