About Me

I am an ethnomusicology Ph.D. candidate at Brown University, and I 12901520_988638617858644_7771712283614551014_o (1)research contemporary popular music reception in the United States. Interests include: listening and gesture, lip-syncing, karaoke, interactive digital media, choreographies of fandom, ironic music making, and the histories of imaginary instrument playing. I draw on research from American studies, performance studies, ethnomusicology, musicology, and science and technology studies. I’ve taught courses at Tufts University, Brown University, and the University of Alabama.