Influenced by James Gibson’s ecological psychology, and Christopher Smalls’ notion of musicking, I aim to guide my students to make conscious contact with their embodied knowledge, and nurture growth into fully integrated musicians.


2019-21 Harvard University, Mind-Brain-Behavior Initiative | Cambridge, MA
Teaching Fellow | The Role of Music in Health and Education, Creativity & Healing in Medicine & Music  

2019-21 Northeastern University, Department of Music | Boston, MA
Instructor | Music Analysis Seminar, Music in Everyday Life  

2018-19 Kutztown University, Department of Music | Kutztown, PA 
Full-time Instructor, Scholar-In-Residence (18 units)

2016-17  Chapman University, Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music | Orange, CA
Adjunct Professor | Psychology of Music 

2015-18  University of California, San Diego, Department of Music | San Diego, CA 
Associate Instructor, Teaching Assistant (40 units)

2012-13  Life Pacific College | San Dimas, CA 
Adjunct professor (9 units)

2011-13   Azusa Pacific University, School of Music | Azusa, CA 
Adjunct professor (40 units)

Courses Taught (as instructor of record) | Total of 101 units (1/2021)

  • Theory/Harmony 
  • Music of the 20th Century|UC San Diego, W2017 (Syllabus)
  • Psychology of Music Graduate| Kutztown University, S2019 (Syllabus)
  • Undergraduate| Hall-Musco Conservatory at Chapman Univ. F2016/17 (Syllabus, Course Evaluation)
  • The Role of Music in Health and Education | Harvard University, F2019 (Teaching Fellow) F2019 (Syllabus)
  • Hip Hop Music and Culture| Kutztown University, S2019 (Syllabus)
  • Film Music| UC San Diego, S2017 (Syllabus, Course Evaluation)
  • Keyboard|Life Pacific College, S2013
  • Applied Composition|Azusa Pacific University, S2013
  • Intro. to Music Literature |Kutztown University, F2018 (Syllabus, Course Evaluation)
  • Intro. to Music Technology | Life Pacific College, F2012 (Syllabus)
  • Fundamentals of Music Business| (Syllabus)

Courses as T/A

  • Sight Singing I/II
  • Hip Hop Music and Culture
  • Dub to Dubstep
  • Michael Jackson
  • Indie and Punk Music
  • 20th Century Music Literature