I am a writer, editor, and teacher.
I went to school at Temple University and University of Virginia. In addition to working as an instructor at Temple, UVa, Westminster Choir College, and Rowan University, I’ve been an editor for iaspm-us.net and a research intern at Library of Congress.
My writing has appeared in a number of places, including Popular Music & Society, Popular Music, In the Muse, and iaspm-us.net.
See Writing and Blog for samples of my work.
FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
SELECT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Roundtable: The Spirit of ’77: Punk at 40.International Association for the Study of Popular Music, US Branch Annual Conference. Cleveland, OH (February 23-26, 2017).
Historical Materialism and Popular Music Studies.AMS/SMT. Vancouver, BC (November 3-6, 2016).
’Are You a Boy or Are You A Girl?’ New York Queer Punk in the 1970s.IASPM- US Annual Conference. Calgary, AB (May 28-30, 2016).
Lukács, Mahler, and the Antinomies of Musical Meaning.South Central Graduate Music Consortium. UNC Chapel Hill (September 19-20, 2014).
On Art's Right to Exist.Left Forum: Reform and/or Revolution. New York, NY (May 30-June 1, 2014).
From 'You Better Work' to 'Born this Way’: Popular Music and Gay Visibility.Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society. New Orleans, LA (November 1-4, 2012).
For full CV, click here.
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