Positions, education

  • Assistant Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University (current affiliation)
  • Part-time Lecturer, The Institute for the Liberal Arts, Doshisha University (2021-2022)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellowship, Harvard University (2018-2021)
  • Direct-Entry PhD Degree in Ethnomusicology, University of Toronto (2011-2017)
  • Dissertation Title “Musical and Ontological Possibilities of Mugham Creativity in pre-Soviet, Soviet, and post-Soviet Azerbaijan”
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction: Dual Degree in Music and Social/Cultural Anthropology, University of Toronto (2006-2011)
  • Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music, Diploma in Piano Performance, Royal Conservatory of Music (2002-2012)