Hauke Egermann graduated in Systematic Musicology, Media Studies, and Communication Research (MA 2006, Hannover University for Music and Drama, Germany). Subsequently, he studied Neuroscience at the international graduate school Center for Systems Neurosciences Hanover (PhD in Music Psychology/Neuroscience 2009).
After finishing his dissertation, he was Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology (2009-2011, McGill University, Montreal, Canada). From 2011 to 2015 he lectured and researched at the Audio Communication Group (Technische Universität Berlin, Germany). In 2015 he was a Visiting Research Fellow at the Center for Digital Music, Queen Mary, University of London.
Since 2016, he is Lecturer at the Department of Music, University of York and directs the York Music Psychology Group. His research and teaching focus on various aspects of Music Psychology and Systematic Musicology by studying the production, mediation, and reception of music and sound with empirical research methods.