Annelies Fryberger holds a PhD in sociology from the EHESS, where she was a member of the Analysis of Musical Practices team at the IRCAM and the Center for Research on the Arts and Language (CRAL) of the EHESS. She wrote her dissertation on peer review in contemporary art music in France and the United States. She held postdoc positions with the DAAD, the LabEX CAP, and the New School, and she continues her research on artistic practices and evaluation. The book based on her dissertation, Juger le singulier (Symétrie) was published in 2023. Her research has been published in Poetics, Contemporary Music Review, and Curator: The museum journal, among others.