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University Teaching Experience 


Pomona College (in Claremont)

  • 062 PO Survey of American Music, Spring 2017 



Online Course Facilitator

Boston University

  • CFA MH 862 What is "African Music"? An Ethnographic Exploration of Musical Cultures of Africa, Fall 2016-Present

Teaching Fellow

University of California, Los Angeles

  • M7/M10 A/B/C Introduction to Music: History, Culture, and Creativity, 2014-2016

  • 119 Cultural History of Hip HopSummer 2013

Teaching Associate

University of California, Los Angeles

  • 110A African American Musical Heritage, University of California, Los Angeles, Spring 2012

  • 20B Musical Cultures of the World: Africa and the Near East, Winter 2012

  • 20A Musical Cultures of the World: Europe and the Americas, Fall 2011

Teaching Assistant

University of California, Los Angeles

  • 106B Contemporary American Indian Music, Spring 2011

  • 50B Jazz in American Culture: 1940s to Present, Winter 2011

  • 50A Jazz in American Culture: Late 19th Century through 1940s, Fall 2010

Learning Assistant

University of Louisville

  • MUS 361 Music Literature 1600-1750, Spring 2009

  • MUS 361 Music Literature 500-1600, Fall 2008

Other Teaching Experience



Flute Instructor

Santa Monica Youth Orchestra




Swing Education

K-12 Credentialed Substitute Teacher

January 2017-Present

Arcadia Community Center

ESL Instructor


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