Vita

Education

  • Ph.D. in Musicology, University of Michigan, 2008
  • M.S. in Information (ALA-accredited), University of Michigan School of Information, 2012
  • M.A. in Musicology, University of Michigan, 2004
  • Certificate in Czech Language and Slavic Studies, Masaryk University, 2003
  • B.Mus. in Euphonium Performance and Music History (with highest honors), University of Michigan, 2002

Awards and Fellowships

  • Margaret Mann Award, University of Michigan School of Information (one of two recipients recognized for academic excellence and professional promise), 2012
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow in Filipino, United States Department of Education, 2011–2012
  • Louise E. Cuyler Award, University of Michigan Department of Musicology (for the paper “‘People’s Music’ and Modernism: Leoš Janáček and Folkloric Performance” presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies), 2008
  • Michigan Teaching Fellow, Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, University of Michigan, 2007
  • Humanities Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 2006
  • Kohn Doctoral Fellow, Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic), 2006
  • Fulbright IIE Grant (Czech Republic), J. William Fulbright Board/Institute of International Education and United States Department of State, 2005–2006
  • Student Residency and Summer Research Grant (Indonesia), Center for World Performance Studies, University of Michigan, 2005
  • Summer Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellow in Czech, United States Department of Education, 2003
  • Regents Fellowship, University of Michigan, 2002–2005
  • William D. Revelli Band Alumni Scholarship, University of Michigan Bands, 2000 and 2001

Professional Experience

  • Senior Program Officer, Division of Preservation and Access, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2013–present
  • Archives Specialist, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution, 2012–2013
  • Assistant Project Manager, Ark Audio Preservation Project, University of Michigan School of Information, 2012
  • Library Assistant for Audio Digitization, Professor Kelly Askew, Center for Afroamerican and African Studies, University of Michigan, 2011–2012
  • Digital Preservation Intern, MATRIX Center for Humane Arts, Letters, & Sciences, Michigan State University, 2011
  • Announcer and Engineer, WCBN FM–Ann Arbor, 2007–2008
  • Editorial Assistant, English Editorial Services (Brno, Czech Republic), 2006
  • Coordinator for Printed Programs, University of Michigan Music Programs Office, 2002–2003
  • Personnel Manager & Music Librarian, University of Michigan Bands, 1998–2002
  • Music Librarian, Interlochen Center for the Arts, summer 2000

Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Faculty, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland, 2015–present
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Art & Art History, George Mason University, 2014, 2016
  • Instructor (Ethnomusicology), Department of Musicology, Composition, and Theory, Bowling Green State University, 2009–2010
  • Lecturer I (Music History), Department of Literature, Philosophy, and Arts, University of Michigan–Dearborn, 2008–2009
  • Graduate Student Instructor, Department of Musicology, University of Michigan, 2003–2005

Teaching Experience

University of Maryland

  • Introduction to Digital Curation in Cultural Institutions (online course)
  • Digital Curation Basics (6-week online course for professional continuing education)
  • Digital Preservation (2015 syllabus)

George Mason University

  • Administration of Archives and Manuscripts (2014, 2016)

Bowling Green State University

  • Music of World Cultures
  • Music in Indonesian Cultures
  • Music in African Cultures
  • BGeXperience, first-year student orientation class

University of Michigan–Dearborn

  • Introduction to World Music
  • Introduction to Music Masterpieces
  • Music Appreciation
  • History of Jazz

University of Michigan

  • Music Bibliography (syllabus designer, 2012 syllabus)
  • Introduction to the Art of Music (teaching assistant)
  • Beginning Javanese Gamelan Ensemble (teaching assistant)
  • Introduction to Developmental Psychology (teaching assistant)

Languages

  • English
  • Czech
  • Filipino / Tagalog
  • German (reading)
  • Spanish (basic)
Updated July 2017