updated 01.2024
full CV available via GitHub


   Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
   PhD, Music Theory – Aug 2022-Present

Washington University (St. Louis, MO)
MA, Music Theory – Aug 2020-May 2022

Anderson University (Anderson, IN)
BA, Music Theory – Aug 2016-May 2020 

Research Projects

“The Sound of The Underground”: Distinguishing Alternative Identity in Rap’s Contemporary Moment
Master’s Thesis – April 2022

Conference Presentations

Glissant’s Opacity, ELUCID’s I Told Bessie, and the Politics of Legibility in Contemporary Underground Hip-Hop
IASPM International Conference – June 2023

   Form as Flow(, Layering,) and Rupture in Contemporary Underground Hip-Hop
   Theorizing African American Music Preconference – November 2023
   Sampling(,) Earthseed: Dynamic Musicopoetics and Butlerian Themes in Two Collaborative Works by Nicole Mitchell
   Society for American Music Conference – March 2024

Professional Service

Co-Webmaster for Hip-Hop and Rap Interest Group
Society for Music Theory – Dec 2022-Present

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