My scientific interests are algebraic topology, category theory, and mathematical music theory.
I am an Editor in Chief at the Journal of Mathematics and Music and a recipient of the Hasse Prize.
A summary of my recent positions follows.
Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn
September 2009 - present
Guest at the Max Planck Institut für Mathematik
May 2010 - July 2010, May 2011 - June 2011, and July 2013
L.E. Dickson Instructor and N.S.F. Fellow at the University of Chicago with
September 2005 - August 2007, September 2008 - August 2009
Profesor Visitante at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona in the Departament de Matemàtiques
September 2007 - August 2008
PhD in Mathematics, University of Michigan.
Thesis Topic: the Categorical Foundations of Conformal Field Theory
under the direction of Igor Kriz
September 2000 - August 2005
BPhil in German and BS in Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh.
Thesis Topic: Music and Knowledge in Two Texts by Franz Kafka
under the direction of Clark Muenzer
September 1995 - August 1999