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Academic Employment

Academic Leadership @ TCU

  • Director, School of Music, 2021-present
  • Chair-elect, Chair, and Past Chair, Faculty Senate, 2019–2023
  • Co-Chair, University Budget Advisory Committee, 2019–2020
  • Chair, Faculty Senate Academic Excellence Committee, 2018–2019
  • Co-Chair, School of Music Committee on the BA Degree in Music, 2017

Research Activities


Invited Publications

Articles/Book Chapters

Selected National and International Conferences (peer-reviewed)

Selected Regional Conferences (peer-reviewed)

 Invited Lectures

Research Grants

  • TCU AddRan College of Liberal Arts Grant Submission Incentive Grant ($5000), 2018
  • TCU College of Fine Arts Creativity, Innovation, and Interdisciplinarity in Learning Grant ($2500), 2018
  • TCU College of Fine Arts Microgrant for New Technologies ($1500), 2018

Teaching Activities

Courses Taught (or are currently teaching)

  • Core Undergraduate Music Theory and Ear-Training Sequence (4 semesters)
  • Form and Analysis
  • Linear Analysis
  • Honors College: Society through Multimedia
  • Graduate: Music Analysis 1880-1950
  • Graduate Theory Seminar: Music and Meaning
  • Graduate Theory Seminar: The Music of Billy Joel

Teaching Grants

  • TCU Instructional Development Grant ($2048), 2020-2021
    • “Symposium on the Music of Billy Joel”
  • TCU Instructional Development Grant ($3600), 2019-2020
    • “How Video Games Reflect and Impact the Real World”
  • TCU Honors College Mini-Grant for Instructional Development ($100), 2017
    • Film screening at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art.
  • TCU Honors College Colloquium Development Grant ($1000), 2015
    • Led to the course Society through Multimedia, taught in the Honors College.
  • College Board Travel Grant ($425), 2014
    • Supported travel to present “Building Bridges: Music Theory from High School to College” at several regional conferences.

University Service (TCU)

  • TCU Faculty Senate, 2016-2022
    • Chair-elect, Chair, and Past Chair, 2019-2022
    • Chair, Academic Excellence Committee, 2018-2019
  • Honors College Curriculum Committee, 2018-2019
  • TCU Intercollegiate Athletics Committee, 2015-2018
  • Graduate Committees

Professional Service

Honors and Awards

Professional Affiliations