PUBLICATIONS

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to

loneliness.”

-Maya Angelou-

Dissertation

"When the Streets Speak: Investigating Music, Memory, and Identity in the Lives of Abidjanese Street Children
 

Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

In Progress.   "Entertainers and Breadwinners: Music in the Lives of Street Children in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire." Levering Expectations: Young People and Popular Culture in Africa. 

Academic Publications 

In Press   "Coupé Décalé." in Continuum Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World.

In Press.    "Zouglou." in Continuum in Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World.

In Press.   "Zoblazo." in Continuum in Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World

March 2016. "Kuvie's Perspective on Afrobeats and the Future of Ghanaian Popular Music.Ethnomusicology Review: Bring the Noise: Popular Music Studies.  

May 2014. "Story of the Ahoko." Ethnomusicology Review: Notes from the Field: Blog.