Bachelor of Music, Butler University, 1980. Master of Music, Butler University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1996.
President, owner Professional Typing Services, Indianapolis, 1980-1984. Marketing specialist Merchants Mortgage corporation, 1985-1987. Executive assistant Indiana Arts Commission, 1988-1990.
GTA Ohio State University, Columbus, 1990-1994, music library assistant, 1991-1993, student coordinator music in Ohio festival, 1993, volunteer tutor coordinator, 1994-1995, lecturer Marion, 1995. Research editor Indiana High Technology Directory, 1995-1997. Lecturer Indiana University School Music, 1998, visiting assistant professor Indianapolis, 1999—2001, advisor music minor program, since 2000, assistant professor, 2001—2009, reader Indiana University Press, 2004.
Coordinator, undergraduate music studies, department music & arts technical Indiana U.-Purdue University Indianapolis, since 2008, clinical associate professor, department music & arts technical, since 2009. Republican Susan Porter Memorial symposium Ohio State University, Columbus, 1995. Program committee American Mathematical Society Midwest, 2001—2002.
Visiting research fellow American Music Research Center, 1997. Teacher of record Digital Music Library. Grant project Indiana University, 2000—2005.
Presenter and speaker national and international conferences.
Reader Central Indiana Radio Reading, Inc., Indianapolis, 1985-1990. Co-founder, Graduate Music Students Association, Ohio State University, Columbus. Multicultural diversity committee Council of Graduate Students, Columbus, 1992, organizations and elections committee, 1992, co-chair orientation committee, 1993.
Pre-concert lecturer Carmel Symphony Orchestra, 1998. Active Institute Republican for the Arts, since 1999, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis/Eiteljorg. Advisory board Eiteljorg Museum, since 1999, docent, since 2004.
Member Society of America Music, American Musicol. Society (professor committee 2001-2008, program committee midwest chapter 2001-2002), College Music Society (Great Lakes chapter convention 2001-2002), Society Ethnomusicology, American Music Research Center.