Service & Awards


Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Fox Center for the Humanistic Inquiry at Emory University 2020-2021

Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Dissemination Grant from the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University 2020

Blanton Owen Fund Award from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress 2019

James T. Koetting Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at NECSEM 2019

Research Matters Presenter at Brown University 2019

Lise Waxer Popular Music Section SEM Student Paper Prize Honorable Mention 2017

Joukowsky Summer Research Award, Brown University 2017

Brown University Department of Music Teaching Fellow 2016

Association for Recorded Sound Collections Research Grant 2015

Joukowsky Summer Research Award, Brown University 2014

Edgar Lewis Marston Graduate Fellowship, Brown University 2013-2014

Outstanding Research by Master’s Student Award, University of Alabama 2013

Graduate Fellowship, University of Alabama   2011-2012

Phi Beta Kappa 2010



Ad Hoc Committee Member. Disability and Deaf Studies Special Interest Group. Society for Ethnomusicology. 2020-2021.

Sight and Sound Subvention Committee. Society for American Music. 2019-2023.

Great Works Seminar Leader on Jean Toomer’s Cane. Emory University. October 2020.

Sound and Music Studies Special Interest Group Co-Chair. Society for Cinema and Media Studies. 2020-2022.

Information Technology Committee. Society for Cinema and Media Studies. 2020-2023.

Faculty Mentor for Undergraduates. Northeastern University. 2019-2020.

U.S. Air Guitar Championships Judge at Exit/In in Nashville, Tennessee. 2019.

Boston Regional Air Guitar Competition Judge at the Middle East in Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2019.

Curator of Spectacular Listening: U.S. Air Guitar. Exhibit in Orwig Music Library at Brown University. 2019.

Co-Taught Pop Music Spirituality, Continuing Education Course for the Spirituality & Practice Organization. January to February 2019.

Video Streaming Volunteer at the Society for Ethnomusicology Conference in Albuquerque. Fall 2018.

Union Organizer and Representative for Department of Music Graduate Students. 2018-2019.

International Graduate Student Orientation Peer Mentor. Fall 2018.

Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan for Music Department. Fall 2017.

Graduate Student Liaison to Sheridan Center for Music Department. 2014-2016.

Guest Curator for Karaoke: Asia’s Global Sensation Gallery Exhibit. 2017. Asian Arts & Culture Center, Towson University.

Music Department Colloquium Series Co-Organizer with Violet Cavicchi. Featured speakers: Michael Silvers, Harmony Bench, Ellen Gray, Will Cheng, Sydney Hutchinson, Andrew Mall, and Matt Sakakeeny. 2015-2016.