Education:

Postdoctoral Scholar. Science and Technology Studies. UC Davis.

PhD. Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University.

Dissertation Title: Articulating Voice, Affect, and Artifact in the Recording Studio

Visiting Graduate Student, Center for Science, Technology, Medicine & Society (CSTMS). University of California, Berkeley.

MA, Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University.

BSc, Political Science and Global Studies (double major) Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University.

Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships:

Spring 2015-16 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant

Teaching:

Spring 2012 STS 1123 - Technology and Society: Sound Cultures. 

Cornell University, Department of Science & Technology Studies. 

Teaching Assistantships:

STS 2011 – What is Science? Introduction to the Sociology of Science

Prof. Trevor Pinch. Cornell University

STS 2051 – Ethical Issues in Health and Medicine

Prof. Stephen Hilgartner. Cornell University

Conference Presentations, Seminars & Invited Talks:

Nov. 2015 “Vocal Pitch Correction and the Problem of Emotional Expression” Society for Social Studies of Science Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. [Forthcoming]

Jun. 6, 2015 “Reterritorializing the Voice, or ‘Death by Auto-Tune’” Megapolis Audio Art Festival, Oakland, CA.

Mar. 16, 2015 “Pitch Correction Technology in Design and Practice”
Science Studies Research Group Seminar. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Aug. 21, 2014 “Articulating Voice, Affect, and Artifact in the Recording Studio”
Sound Signatures Summer School, Hosted by Max Planck Instititute for the History of Science and New York University in Berlin, Germany.

Apr. 26, 2014* “Birth of Auto-Tune: A Genealogical Praxiography of Pitch Correction” Boneflute to Auto-Tune: A Conference on Music & Technology in History, Theory and Practice. University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Mar. 9, 2014 “Pitch Correction and Conversational Repair in the Recording Studio” Northeastern Science and Technology Studies (NESTS) Graduate Student Conference. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Feb. 24, 2014 “Articulating Body, Technology, and Affect in LA Recording Studios” Science Studies Research Group Seminar. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Mar. 30, 2013 “Circuit Bending, Synthesis, and DIY Tape Loops Workshop”
DIY Electronics Symposium. Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Oct. 29, 2012 “Viral Sovereignty: Equity and Epistemics in Global Disease Surveillance” Science Studies Research Group Seminar. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

“Tuning-in the Human: Pitch Correction in Practice”
Music: Technology, Cognition, Society Conference. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Selected Employment, Service, & Affiliations:

Co-organizer - Science Studies Research Group (SSRG) Seminar Dept. of Science & Technology Studies, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Co-founder, organizer, and performer - “Naked Noise” Improvised Experimental Music Ensemble Series. Community School of Music and Arts. Ithaca, NY.

Producer - The Science and Politics Podcast
The Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Production Intern - Vocalo.org 90.7 FM Radio Chicago Public Radio, Chicago, IL.

Editor-in-Chief - The Triple Helix Undergraduate Science and Society Review, Arizona State University Chapter, Tempe, AZ.

Music Director - KASC 1260 AM Radio Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

Research Intern - Global and Comparative Knowledges Project The Consortium for Science Policy and Outcomes (CSPO)