Ph.D., Musicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
Dissertation: Musical AIDS: Music, Musicians, and the Cultural Construction of HIV/AIDS

M.A., Musicology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001

B.A., Music, magna cum laude, Bemidji State University (Minnesota), 1998


2014-present, Senior Web Developer, Lullabot (Minneapolis)

2009, Visiting Assistant Professor of Musicology, University of Iowa (Iowa City)

2006-2014, Web Developer, Wisconsin Public Radio (Madison and Minneapolis)

1999-2006, Sea Grant Project Assistant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1999, Office Manager, Madeline Island Music Camp (Minneapolis)

1998, Artistic Planning Intern, Minnesota Orchestra (Minneapolis)

1998, Substitute Music Instructor, Aspen Country Day School (Aspen, Colorado)

1997-1998, Teaching Associate, History and Literature of Music, Bemidji State University (Minnesota)


"Grateful Dead Musicking" in All Graceful Instruments: The Contexts of the Grateful Dead Phenomenon, edited by Nicholas Meriwether (Cambridge Scholars Press), 2007


2016-present, Host, Hacking Culture: Free Software and the Art of Hacking (podcast)

2019, Program Committee Member, International Conference on Live Coding (Madrid, Spain)

2011-2018, Organizer, Twin Cities Drupal Camp (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

2014-2016, Instructor, Minnewashta Elementary Coding Club (Shorewood, Minnesota)

2014, Mentor, Tonka Coder Dojo (Minnetonka, Minnesota)

2014, Member, Tonka <Codes> Design Team (Minnetonka School District, Minnesota)

2013, Instructor, Drupal Developers Unite! Inaugural Pub Media Drupal Developer's Clinic, Integrated Media Association Conference (Austin, Texas), March 6

2013, Invited Speaker, “How Uses Drupal,” PRI: Public Radio International, February 27

2004-2006, Member, State of Wisconsin HIV Prevention Community Planning Council

2005, Invited Speaker, "Music, Musicians, and AIDS," State of Wisconsin AIDS/HIV Program (Madison)

2004, Producer, Positive Music: an AIDS Benefit Concert (Madison)

2002, Founder & Coordinator, Wisconsin AIDS Ride (formerly AIDS Network Cycles Together)