Employment

Certifications

  • Appreciative Advising (in progress, FAU Appreciative Advising Institute, July 2021)
  • Reflective Teaching Seminar (Columbia Center for Teaching and Learning, May 2017)

Teaching, Advising, and Counseling

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY
September 2021-

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

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

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

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

Projects and Program Development

Coordinator & Faculty Mentor for Student Teachers, Columbia University, July 2016-July 2019

  • Trained two graduate teaching assistants per semester to become Core Curriculum instructors; met with teaching fellows on a weekly basis to provide teaching observations and to prepare them for a final, end-of-semester teaching demonstration
  • Facilitated orientation meetings for new instructors and teaching assistants; led weekly staff meetings and workshops on inclusive teaching and active learning

Sonic Glossary Coordinator, Columbia University, September 2010-August 2011

  • Applied for and received a pedagogical grant from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences to perform updates and revisions to approximately ten entries on Sonic Glossary, an online music dictionary for the Columbia Core Curriculum

Volunteer Experience and Service

American Musicological Society, Volunteer, November 2020-December 2020

Wagner Society of New York, Volunteer, September 2016-May 2019

I Care If You Listen, Volunteer Guest Contributor, June 2017-December 2018

Student Advisory Board, Northwestern Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, Student Advisory Board, October 2005-June 2006

  • Served as the student ambassador for the German department to attend monthly student council meetings; elected to SAB by faculty members of WCAS; met with the dean once a semester to discuss student concerns and policies

International Experience and Research

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Grant Recipient, August 2011-May 20212

  • Conducted ten months of doctoral research in Berlin at the Akademie der Künste zu Berlin, following a strict timeline and budget that I prepared in advance; communicated with the staff and personnel on a daily basis in German to request and view archival materials
  • Presented on my doctoral research in German at a prestigious international exchange conference, leading to a publication opportunity

Fulbright Research Grant Recipient, Fulbright Association, Munich, Germany, August 2006-May 2007

  • Enrolled in several upper-level seminars in German, for which I received a “1” (the highest grade); wrote seminar papers and gave a 45-minute class presentation in German
  • Conducted original research on a history project after establishing contact with and receiving sponsorship from a host institution and faculty member; published this research in a prestigious academic journal