My published research addresses the aesthetics and politics of revivals in both American and South Asian music, and appears in Ethnomusicology, American Music, Asian Music, Bhabanagara, No Depression, and edited volumes for Illinois University Press. My current book project explores pedagogy and creative practice in a variety of institutional settings, from higher ed to music camps.

I received my PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 and have served as Assistant Professor of Music and Traditional Music Program Coordinator at Warren Wilson College since 2019. I teach many types of classes at WWC, from seminars and appreciation courses to theory, banjo lessons, and bluegrass ensemble. Here is my C.V.