BA, Rutgers University, 2001; MA (2004), PhD (2007), University of Virginia
University of Virginia (2006-2007); University of California, Los Angeles (2007-2008)
Film music, American cinema, performance studies, 19th- and 20th-century opera and dance, American popular entertainment
- Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Oxford University Press, expected September 2013.
- “Dancing the Future, Performing the Past: Isadora Duncan and Wagnerism in the American Imagination,” Journal of the American Musicological Society 65, no. 2 (Summer 2012).
- “A Different Kind of Ballet: Rereading Dorothy Arzner’s Dance, Girl, Dance,” in Mediated Moves: A Popular Screen Dance Reader, edited by Melissa Blanco Borelli. Oxford University Press, forthcoming.
- "Screening the Diva" in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Rachel Cowgill and Hilary Poriss. Oxford University Press (forthcoming).
- “Screening the Diva,” in The Arts of the Prima Donna in the Long Nineteenth Century, edited by Hilary Poriss and Rachel Cowgill. Oxford University Press, 2012.
- “Creating Knowledge: Feminist Scholarship as Activism,” in Leading the Way: Young Women’s Activism for Social Change, edited by Mary K. Trigg. Rutgers University Press, 2009.
- “The Call of Salome: American Adaptations and Recreations of the Female Body,” Women and Music 11 (2007), 1-16.
Music, Dance, and Female Creativity in Early Twentieth-Century American Performance
- The Society of American Music's 2007 H. Wiley Housewright Dissertation Award Finalist
- University of Virginia Dissertation-Year Fellow
- University of Virginia Presidential Fellow
- The American Musicological Society's Lowens' Award for Graduate Student Research, 2003
- Phi Beta Kappa