Employment

Academic Positions and Teaching Experience

Lecturer of Musicology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ, August 2019-May 2020

  • Taught a graduate seminar on music research methodology, culminating in independent student projects on music psychology, film music, ecomusicology, performance studies, and Suzuki pedagogy
  • Taught three writing-intensive courses (approx. 25 students each) for undergraduate music majors and non-majors (topic area: Broadway and American musical theater)
  • Taught a graduate-level remedial course on the history of Western music
  • Designed and taught my own graduate seminar, “Wagner, Media, and Technology”

Core Lecturer, Columbia University, New York, NY
July 2016-July 2019

  • Taught two sections (capped at 25 students each) per semester of a required Core Curriculum class (Masterpieces of Western Music)
  • Trained six graduate Teaching Assistants to become full instructors, providing them with multiple teaching observations over the course of a semester
  • Led workshops for graduate instructors at weekly staff meetings incorporating inclusive teaching and active learning techniques from the Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning

Graduate Instructor, Columbia University, New York, NY
Sept. 2009-May 2014

  • Coordinated with the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning to add multimedia content and revise incomplete entries on Sonic Glossary, an online music dictionary for Columbia students and teachers; applied for and received a pedagogical grant to revise Sonic Glossary
  • Taught 25 students per semester using my own syllabus and course materials

Teaching Assistant, Columbia University, New York, NY
Sept. 2009-May 2010

  • Completed a teaching apprenticeship for “HUM W1123: Masterpieces of Western Music” (Fall 2008), which involved teaching four class sessions and receiving teaching observations
  • As a high-enrollment reader for “MUSI V2010: Rock” (Spring 2009), I graded student exams and essays and met with students individually as needed

Courses Taught

HUMA W1123 Masterpieces of Western Music
MUS 296, MUS 330W: The Broadway Musical
MUS 584: Introduction to Music Research
MUS 599: Introduction to Graduate Music History
MUS 622: Wagner, Media, and Technology (Graduate music history topics course)

Academic Service

Review Board for Cambridge Opera Journal
2019-

  • Review article submissions on contemporary opera, Wagner studies, and performance studies

Editorial Board and Consulting for Current Musicology
2007-2019

Coordinator for Columbia University Sonic Glossary
2010-2011

  • Submitted a successful grant proposal for funding to edit existing entries, create new ones, and collaborate with the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning

Student Advisory Board at Weinberg College, Northwestern University
2005-2006