2012       Ph.D. in Music Composition, Queen's University Belfast

2006       Master of Music (Composition), University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

1998       Bachelor of Arts (Music) with College Honors, University of Illinois at Chicago



2007 - 2014  Teaching Assistant (Lecturer), Queen's University Belfast

Fundamental Harmony 1 and 2; Classical Analysis; Early 20th-Century Technique and Style;

Repertory D: Critical Listening; Repertory B: 20th-Century Music; Composition 1 and 2;

Master's-Level Composition; American Popular Song

2005 - 2006  Lecturer, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Music 285 and 287: Sophomore Theory and Aural Skills

2003 - 2005  Teaching Assistant, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa

Music 281, 282: Freshman Theory; Music 287, 288: Sophomore Aural Skills

1998 - 2002  SCUBA Instructor at Deep Ecology, Haleiwa, HI

Certified SCUBA Instructor through IANTD, PADI, TDI, DAN

1996              Teaching Assistant, University of Illinois at Chicago

Laboratory Instructor for Physics 115: The Physics of Sound and Music