Degreed ethnomusicologist (PhD 2016 UCLA) accomplished in presentation, performance, safeguarding, and scholarship of cultures and musical traditions. Successful in obtaining locally and nationally competitive grants. Experience in creating educational and artistic multimedia content for general audiences. Creative pedagogue in diverse classrooms, teaching by bringing students to primary sources. Numerous oral and written presentations for national and international professional organizations, and publications. Extensive ethnographic research experience on groups and individuals. Scholar of tradition and intangible cultural heritage.