My work as an educator includes the items listed below, as well as creating and facilitating field trips, children’s events, and community/adult educational opportunities and classes. I am slated to teach Ethnomusicology and Music Business courses at Fairmont State University in 2024.

  • Invited Speaker, “Tips, Tourism, and Musical Labor on Beale Street,” West Virginia University,  Morgantown, WV, 2023
  • Invited Speaker, “Becoming Beale: The Transformation of Beale Street from a Neighborhood to a Tourist Attraction,” University of Memphis Music Department Symposium, Memphis, TN, 2021
  • Invited Speaker, “Beale Street: From America’s Black Main Street to a City-Owned Tourist Attraction,” Memphis Heritage Preservation Series, Online, 2020
  • Invited Lecturer, Critical Sustainable Tourism, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2019
  • Invited Lecturer, History of the Blues, Rhodes, Memphis, TN, 2019
  • Teaching Assistant for Music and Politics, Songwriting, Performance in Africa, and Popular Music; University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Aug. 2014-Dec. 2017
  • Invited Lecturer, Introduction to American Music; Middlesex Community College, Bedford, MA, 2011
  • Instructor (voice and guitar) and Ensemble Leader, Real School for Music, Burlington, MA, Jan. 2009-Aug. 2013
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