Unsound: A Cultural History of Music and Eugenics (expected May 2023)

In Edited Collections:

“‘The Musical Mind is the Normal Mind’: Reimagining Musicianship for Eugenics,” in The Science-Music Borderlands: Reckoning with the Past, Imagining the Future, Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis, Deirdre Loughridge, and Psyche Loui, eds. (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press), forthcoming.

“The Phonograph as Instrument of Race Betterment: Science, Marketing, and Critique,” in Sonic Circulations 1900–1950 (working title), Emily MacGregor, Emily I. Dolan, and Arman Schwartz, eds., forthcoming.


“Review: Stephen P. Garabedian, A Sound History: Lawrence Gellert, Black Musical Protest, and White Denial,” Journal of the Society for American Music, in press, 2022.

“Review: Emily Petermann, The Musical Novel: Imitation of Musical Structure,Performance, and Reception in Contemporary Fiction.” H-Music, H-Net Reviews, 2017.


Listen to yourself!: Spotify, Ancestry.com, and the Fortunes of Race Science in the Twenty-First Century,” Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog, 2019.

Methods and Ethics,” Sonic Circulations Research Network, 2018.

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