PhD, Music (Theory Concentration) – Yale University (2020)

MA, Psychology – University at Buffalo, SUNY (2012)

MM, Music Theory – Bowling Green State University (2010)

BM, Music Composition (cum laude) – University of Florida (2008)


“Identifying morphological units in time-series data,” co-authored with Ian Quinn. In The Oxford Handbook of Music and Corpus Studies, edited by Daniel T. Shanahan, J. Ashley Burgoyne, and Ian Quinn. Oxford University Press (In Preparation).

“Uncertainty as unpredictability, ambiguity, and doubt: Persona and personic environment in ‘Gimme All Your Love’ by Alabama Shakes,” co-authored with Bláithín Duggan, Sam Flynn, Daniel Scholz, and Eva Schuck. In Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music, Vol. II, edited by Ralf von Appen, André Doehring, Dietrich Helms, and Allan F. Moore. Taylor & Francis Publishing (In Press).

“Effects of metrical encoding on melody recognition,” co-authored with Peter Q. Pfordresher and David Temperley. Music Perception 31(4).

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