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 & Science Top (FAST) Doctoral Fellowship, and a Mary H. Beatty Fellowship. A professional flutist and conductor, Samantha graduated from the Royal Academy of Music, 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 artistic identity, temporality, synaesthesia, and performativity. Her current research project examines the representation of music in the painter’s studio.

Samantha is a Faculty Liaison, Pedagogical Support, Teaching & Learning at the Faculty of Arts & Science, University of Toronto. She was the Humanities and Teaching Dossier Coordinator at the Teaching Assistants’ Training Program, Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation and the Online Learning Consultant in the Department of Art History. In 2021, Samantha received the Course Instructor Teaching Excellence Award from the Teaching Assistants’ Training Program, Centre for Teaching Support & Innovation, 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, S., C. D’Amico, & M. Kasprzak. (2022, January 10). Finding Your Voice in Educational Development. University Affairs.

Chang, S. (2020, June 3). Being Present in the Online Learning Environment. Re:THINK.

Reithmeier, R., L. O’Leary, X. Zhu, C. Dales, A. Abdulkarim, A. Aquil, L. Broulliard, S. Chang, W. Shi, N. Vu, & C. Zou. (2019). The 10,000 PhDs Project at the University of Toronto: Using Employment Outcome Data to Transform Graduate Education. PLoS One 14(1): e0209898.

Chang, S. (2015, February). RNAD: The Four Cornerstones of Sight-Reading. The Flute View.

Chang, S. (2014). Giulio Briccialdi: Il principe dei flautisti in inghilterra. Pan 33(3), 38–41.

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