Ph.D, Musicology, Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester), 2009
M. A., Musicology, Eastman School of Music (University of Rochester), 2003
B. Mus., Piano Performance, University of Tulsa, 2001, Summa cum laude
“Traumas of a Past Now Questioned: Music and Post-Genocide Expressions of Identity in the Armenian Diaspora.” Article to be published in forthcoming book on music and trauma (ed. Fred Maus).
Review of A National Acoustics: Music and Mass Publicity in Weimar and Nazi Germany. Journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Vol. 38, 1 (2008): 40-41.
Review of The Art and Music of Radiohead. Journal of the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Vol. 36, 1 (Spring 2006): 73-75
Review of the Arev Armenian Folk Ensemble, Armenian Forum, Vol. 3, 2 (Summer 2003): 101-102
"Situating Self: Music, Trauma, and Identity in the Armenian Diaspora," MACSEM conference, University of Virginia, 2010.
"A Question of Home: The Search for the Armenian Musical Voice," Music and Crisis conference, Harvard University, 2007 and Conversations: Music Scholarship Unbound conference, University of Michigan, 2007
"Diasporic Communities and Negotiated Identities: Alan Hovhaness and the Recovery of the Armenian Folk Music Idiom," Music Performance and the Racial Imagination conference, New York University, 2005
"Music and Identity in the Armenian Diaspora," Musicology Department Collouium, Eastman School of Music, 2005
Music and Culture of the Middle East
Music as Political Weapon
Popular Music and Society
Music in Cultural Perspective
Introduction to World Music
Introduction to Western Art Music