Academic Positions and Teaching Experience

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Drew University, Madison, NJ, January 2021-May 2021

  • Teach an online course for undergraduate music majors, “Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras”

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

  • Taught a graduate seminar on music research methodology, including topics such as bibliography, ethnography, quantitative research, and survey methods; culminated 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,” incorporating recent scholarship on film music and media studies

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
  • Planned and led field trips to the Columbia Rare Book and Manuscript Library, the instrument gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Opera, and various new music venues in Brooklyn

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 303: Music of the Classic and Romantic Eras
MUS 584: Introduction to Music Research
MUS 599: Introduction to Graduate Music History
MUS 622: Wagner, Media, and Technology (Graduate music history topics course)

Service and Professional Development

Volunteer (Room Monitor) for AMS 2020 Annual Meeting

Review Board for Cambridge Opera Journal

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

Editorial Board and Consulting for Current Musicology

Reflective Teaching Seminar

Editorial Assistance for Dr. Werner Grünzweig

  • Proofreading and editing of Grünzweig, Werner, ed. Alexander Goehr: “Fings ain’t wot they used t’be”: Archive zur Musik des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts, Band 13. Hofheim: Wolke Verlag, 2012.

Coordinator for Columbia University Sonic Glossary 2010-2011

  • Write a grant proposal for funding, perform edits to existing entries, create new entries, and collaborate with the Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning

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