Instructor of Record: “Making Art in the Anthropocene,” Duke University (2021)
Awarded $21,000 grant (with co-PI Raquel Salvatella de Prada) to develop interdisciplinary arts-science collaboration, including teaching two undergraduate courses, cross-listed in Art and Music. This practice-based course focuses on art making as a tool of public scholarship.
Instructor of Record: “Arts and the Anthropocene,” Duke University (2020)
This research-based course examined the intersection of art and climate crisis, focusing on North Carolina’s water systems.
Teaching Assistant, Duke University (2016-2019)
- Sound and Social Life (Prof. Louise Meintjes)
- Music of East Asia (Prof. Jonathan Kramer)
- Introduction to Performing Arts Management (Eric Oberstein, Interim Director of Duke Performances)
- Michael Jackson and Prince: Blackness in the 1980’s (Prof. Mark Anthony Neal)
- Soul Music of the Southeast (Profs. Mark Anthony Neal and Anthony Kelley)
- World Music (Prof. Louise Meintjes)
Music Teacher, Carolina Friends School, Durham, NC (2009-2016)
Designed and implemented instrumental music curricula in nationally recognized independent high school. Directed jazz and Brazilian percussion ensembles; designed and taught courses in world music, music technology, recording arts, jazz history, music theory and music composition. Planned, coordinated and led three two-week service-learning trips to Trinidad and Tobago for 20 high school students (2012, 2014, 2015).
Trainer, Dismantling Racism Works, Durham, NC (2010-2016)
Developed curricula and facilitated adult workshops around issues of race equity within public and private institutions in a variety of North Carolina communities.
Elementary Music Teacher, Greensboro Montessori School, Greensboro, NC (2006-2008)
Developed and implemented world music curriculum for elementary school students. Coordinated concerts involving all 250 students in the school.