Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology
Director, Center for Music of the Americas
Florida State University, College of Music
PhD in Ethnomusicology, Harvard University, 2017
MA in Ethnomusicology, Boston University, 2012
BA in Classics and Modern Greek Studies, Hellenic College, 2008
Articles and book chapters:2019 “Grooving Heavy, Dancing Drunk: Mimetic Metaphors in Anatolian Greek Music.” In Ethnomusicology Volume 63, Number 3: 393-417.
2019 “The Bisonoric Button Accordion in Northeast Brazil.” In Of Note… A blog for all things Organology. American Musical Instrument Society.
2019 “Music in Greece.” In Oxford Bibliographies in Music. Ed. Kate van Orden. New York: Oxford University Press, July 31 2019.
2018 “Alternate resonances: Kalymnian traditions in Tarpon Springs, Florida.” In Greek Music in America, ed. Tina Bucuvalas. University of Mississippi Press, 263-292.
2018 “Profile: Giorgos Makrigiannis or 'Nisyrios' (1875-1933).” In Greek Music in America, ed. Tina Bucuvalas. University of Mississippi Press, 337-339.
2018 “Profile: Harilaos Piperakis (1888-1978).” In Greek Music in America, ed. Tina Bucuvalas. University of Mississippi Press, 354-357.
2016 “The Poetics of Meráki: Dialogue and Speech Genre in Kalymnian Song,” in Journal of Modern Greek Studies Volume 34, Number 2: 367-98.
2016 “Genealogies of Sense and Sound: Home Recordings and Greek-American Identity,” in Journal of Greek Media and Culture Volume 2, Issue 1: 29-48.
2016 “Polkas in Paraíba: The Many Lives of the Brazilian Button Accordion,” in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America: Music! David Rockefeller Center for the Study of Latin America, 60-63.
2015 “Kalymnos Island, Greece,” in The Ethnomusicologists' Cookbook, Volume II, ed. Sean Williams. New York: Routledge, 164-168.
2014 “São João in Campina Grande: Forró, Festival, and Collective Intimacy,” in ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America: Fiestas! David Rockefeller Center for the Study of Latin America, 34-36.
2012 “Rewriting Unwritten History: Nationalism, Folklore, and the Ban of the Cretan Violin,” in Plasmatic Narratives: Essays in Honor of Lily Macrakis, eds. Stamatia Dova and Nikolaos Poulopoulos, Classics @, Harvard University Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington D.C.
2012 “Çeçen Kızı: Tracing a Tune Through the Ottoman Ecumene,” in Portfolio of the Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology at Boston University, Boston University Department of Musicology and Ethnomusicology.
2015 Nikolaos Nitsos. Tales, Rituals, and Songs: Exploring the Unknown Popular Culture of a Greek Mountain Village. Monograph. Brookline: Holy Cross Press.
2017 Review of Merih Erol, 2015, Greek Orthodox Music in Ottoman Istanbul: Nation and Community in the Era of Reform, Jim Samsom and Nicoletta Demetriou, eds., 2015, Music in Cyprus, and Şebnem Susam-Saraeva, 2015, Translation and Popular Music: Transcultural Intimacy in Turkish-Greek Relations. In the Journal of Modern Greek Studies Volume 35 Issue 2: 570-580.
2016 Review of Daniel Sharp, 2014, Between Nostalgia and Apocalypse: Popular Music and the Staging of Brazil. In Notes: the Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Association 73(2), 283-285.
2015 Review of Helena Simonett, ed., 2012, The Accordion in the Americas: Klezmer, Polka, Tango, Zydeco and More! and Marion Jacobson, 2012, Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America. In Journal of the Society for American Music, Volume 9, Issue 01, 126-130.
2015 Review of Hélenè Delaporte, 2004, Grèce. Koumpania Xalkias: Musiciens traditionnels d'Épire/Greece. Koumpania Xalkias: Traditional Musicians of Epirus. Journal of the Society for Ethnomusicology Volume 59 Issue 1, 165-168.
2013 Review of Mark DeWitt, 2008, Cajun and Zydeco Dance Music in Northern California: Modern Pleasures in a Postmodern World. Journal of the Society for American Music, Volume 7, Issue 04, 456-459.
2013 Review of Marion Jacobson, 2012, Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America. Italian-American Review 3.1, 71-73.
Ethnomusicology, traditional Greek music, oral literature
Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced Modern Greek language and literature
Introduction to World Music