Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Musicology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)
Dissertation: “Darius Milhaud in the United States, 1940–71: Transatlantic Constructions of Musical Identity” (Advisor: Annegret Fauser)

M.A. in Musicology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2011)
Thesis: “The Amplification Controversy in Drum Corps International: Technological Change and the Meaning of Tradition” (Advisor: Mark Katz)

B.M. in Music Composition, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA (2008)
summa cum laude, Honors in Music


Adjunct Instructor, Delaware Valley University, Department of Liberal Arts (2016–23)

Adjunct Instructor, West Chester University, Wells School of Music (2018–19)


West Chester University

Music in Culture and History (online) (Spring 2019)

Women in Music (Spring 2018, Fall 2018, Spring 2019)

Delaware Valley University

Introduction to the Fine Arts: Music (Fall 2016–Spring 2023)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Introduction to World Musics (Carolina Courses Online, Spring 2015)

Introduction to Country Music (Carolina Courses Online, co-instructor, Spring 2015)

Introduction to Women and Music (Summer School, Summer 2014)


American Association of University Women, American Dissertation Fellowship (2015–16)

Oxford Bibliographies, Graduate Student Article Award (2014)

American Musicological Society, M. Elizabeth C. Bartlet Travel Fund for Research in France (2013)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, James W. Pruett Summer Research Fellowship in Music at the Library of Congress (2011)


“Darius Milhaud.” Oxford Bibliographies in Music, edited by Bruce Gustafson. New York: Oxford University Press, 27 April 2017.

Review of John Kirkpatrick, American Music, and the Printed Page by Drew Massey. Bulletin of the Society for American Music 43, no. 2 (Spring 2017).

“Ballet, Race, and Agnes de Mille’s Black Ritual.” The Musical Quarterly 97, no. 3 (2014): 390–428.

Review of Music and the Spiritual: Composers and Politics in the 20th Century by Antony Copley. Modern & Contemporary France 21, no. 1 (2013): 111–12.


“‘Shades of Satie, Cocteau and Les Six!’: Post–World War I Paris in Darius Milhaud’s U.S. Public Image, 1940–1974.” Within and Without: Les Six at 100, January 2020, Princeton University.

“‘The Age of Youth’: Past and Present in the 1963 Milhaud Festival at Mills College.” American Musicological Society, November 2018, San Antonio, TX.

“‘Satie Would Have Murdered Him’: John Cage, Darius Milhaud, and the Contested Legacy of Erik Satie.” Society for American Music, March 2018, Kansas City, MO.

“‘Through My California Window’: Darius Milhaud in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1940–1971.” French Musicians and the Conquest of North America: Musical Travels and Cultural Politics, July 2017, Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, UK.

“The Lens of Disability in Darius Milhaud’s Postwar U.S. Reception.” American Musicological Society, November 2016, Vancouver, Canada.

“The Composer’s Wife: Madeleine Milhaud in the United States.” Society for American Music, March 2016, Boston, MA.

“Becoming a Transatlantic Composer: Darius Milhaud at the End of Exile.” American Musicological Society, November 2014, Milwaukee, WI.

Opus Americanum: Darius Milhaud Encounters the American Music Business.” Society for American Music, March 2014, Lancaster, PA.


American Musicological Society

Society for American Music


Freelance indexer (2021–)

Freelance editor (2019–)

Editorial Assistant, Journal of Musicology (2018–2021): Checked citations in articles accepted for publication.

Editorial Assistant, Journal of the American Musicological Society (2012–2013): Assisted in processing submissions to the journal and maintaining its virtual office; communicated with the Editor-in-Chief and peer reviewers; checked citations in articles accepted for publication.


Publishing workshop (Zoom), Consortium for European Symposia on Turkey (CEST) Summer/Fall School on Intersectionality, October 2021

Panelist, “Polishing Your Book: Working with an Academic Editor” (Zoom), New Faculty Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2021

One-on-one writing workshops with faculty members (Zoom), New Faculty Program, Institute for the Arts and Humanities, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2021


American Society for Indexing training course (2019–2022)

Editorial Freelancers Association, Intermediate/Advanced Academic Editing (2021)

Editorial Freelancers Association, Intermediate Copyediting (2020)

Ideas on Fire, Introduction to Professional Academic Editing (2019)


ACES: The Society for Editing (2022–)

Editorial Freelancers Association (2019–)

American Society for Indexing (2019–)


Copyediting and line editing

Citation checking (accuracy and formatting: Chicago, APA, MLA, Harvard)

Revising translations (Spanish to English, French to English)

Indexing (back-of-the-book)

Audio transcription

Music engraving (Finale)


Musicology and ethnomusicology

Exile and migration studies

Theology and religious studies

Cultural studies

Disability studies

Higher education

Biography and autobiography


Proficient: French, Spanish

Intermediate: Italian, Portuguese

Elementary: German