Minerva Schools at KGI

Professor; Development Faculty, College of Arts and Humanities

Socioeconomic Influences in the Arts

Multimodal Communications

Arts and Social Change


Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles

Assistant Professor

Western Music History: Medieval and Renaissance, Romantic and Modern

Varieties of Music (Music Appreciation)


University of Southern California

Assistant Professor, Thornton School of Music

Musical Biography

Asian American Music

Hip-Hop Music and Culture

Theorizing Popular Music

Concert Music and Postmodernism

Music in Multicultural America

Interpreting Film Music

Music in Los Angeles

Music and Culture

Research Methods and Bibliography


University of California, San Diego

Assistant Professor, Music Department

Affiliated Faculty, Ethnic Studies Department

World Musical Perception

Western Music History:  19-20th Century

Music and Film

Music in Multicultural America

Theorizing Popular Music

American Music


University of San Francisco

Adjunct Professor

History of Jazz

Music Appreciation

History and Evolution of Popular Music


San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Adjunct Professor

Bebop and Beyond

Music and Politics in the United States

Western Music Survey, from Antiquity to Modernity

Music and Postmodernism

Music and Nationalism

Classical Keyboard Literature

Chopin and Liszt

The Piano Sonata


Yale University

Teaching Fellow

Music Theory Ear Training

Listening to Music