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I am Assistant Professor of Music at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. My work lies at the intersection of musicology, philosophy, and literary theory. My first book, Storytelling in Opera and Musical Theater (2020), explores how operas and musicals tell stories in comparison with other media. My next book project concerns new models of authorship and collaboration in Indigenous-led opera in Canada. I also have research and teaching interests in film music. 


I speak about the future of opera and anti-colonial music pedagogy on the podcast Foreword, produced by Brock University.