I provide primary support to the Department of Anthropology and the Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, and secondary support to the Department of Music and the Center for Latin American Studes.
Associate editor, Current Research in Jazz (An Open Access Journal, ISSN 1944-4877)
"Photoplay Music from the Mirskey Collection at the University of Pittsburgh." Notes 70, no. 3 (March 2014): 398-412.
Salem, Brenda, and Carlos Peña. "Training with Technology: How Information Technology Enhanced the RDA Training Experience at the University of Pittsburgh." Pennsylvania Libraries: Research & Practice 1, no. 2 (2013): 168-181. doi: 10.5195/palrap.2013.42. http://palrap.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/palrap/article/view/42.
Naxos Music Library- World [database] in Notes, 73 no. 2, (December 2016): p. 325-327.
Barbara Frenz. Music to Silence to Music: A Biography of Henry Grimes (London: Northway Publications, 2015) in ARSC Journal, 47 no. 2 (Fall 2016): p. 231-232.
Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste and Pablo Vila, eds. Cumbia!: Scenes of a Migrant Latin American Music Genre (Durham: Duke University Press, 2013) in Notes, 71 no. 3 (March 2015): p. 502-504.
Ajay Heble and Rob Wallace, eds. People Get Ready: The Future of Jazz is Now (Durham: Duke University Press, 2013) in ARSC Journal, 46 no. 1 (Spring 2015): p. 136-137.
Tony Allen with Michael E. Veal. Tony Allen: An Autobiography of the Master Drummer of Afrobeat (Durham: Duke University Press, 2013) in ARSC Journal, 45 no. 2 (Fall 2014): p. 219-220.
S. Duncan Reid. Cal Tjader: The Life and Recordings of the Man who Revolutionized Latin Jazz (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013) in ARSC Journal, 45, no. 1 (Spring 2014): p. 71-72.
Paul Carr, ed. Frank Zappa and the And (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013) in ARSC Journal, 45, no. 1 (Spring 2014): p. 64-65.
Allan F. Moore. Song Means: Analysing and Interpreting Recorded Popular Song (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate Publishing, 2012) in ARSC Journal, 44, no. 2 (Fall 2013): p. 269-271.
Scott Parker. The Return of Rondo Hatton: The Recordings of Frank Zappa, Volume Five, 1974-1975 (Waterbury, CT: SPB Publishing, 2012); Who Did What: The Audio and Visual Documents of the Who, Volume One, 1964-1970 (Waterbury, CT: SPB Publishing, 2011) in ARSC Journal, 44, no. 2 (Fall 2013): p. 268-269.
Alexs Pate. In the Heart of the Beat: The Poetry of Rap (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2010) in Music Reference Services Quarterly, 14, nos. 1-2 (January-June 2011): p. 80-84.
Chris Sheridan. Bags' Grooves: A Discography of Milt Jackson (Almere, The Netherlands: Names & Numbers, 2006) in ARSC Journal, 38, no. 2 (Fall 2007): p. 233-235.
“Training with Technology: How Information Technology Enhanced the RDA Training Experience at the University of Pittsburgh.” ACRL Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Chapter Spring meeting, Morgantown, WV, June 6, 2013. Joint presentation with Faye Leibowitz, Brenda Salem, and Lisa Sisco.
"Photoplay Music from the Mirskey Collection at the University of Pittsburgh." Atlantic Chapter of the Music Library Association Fall Meeting, Princeton University, October 20, 2012.
"Digital Audio at the University Library System." Public Services Training Group session, Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh, December 2009.
"Implementing AquaBrowser at the University of Pittsburgh." Fall meeting of the Atlantic Chapter of the Music Library Association, Gettysburg College, September 2009.
Peer Review Committee, 2014-
Citation Management Committee, 2013-
Faculty Affairs Committee, 2012-2014.
Secretary of the Faculty Assembly Executive Committee, 2010-2012.
TEACHING AND PERFORMANCE
Co-Instructor / Guest Lecturer in Pitt's School of Library and Information Science, 2008-2013.
Guest lecturer and/or performer in various Music Department courses: Principles of Research and Bibliography (MUSIC 2111), History of Jazz (MUSIC 711), Music in Latin America (MUSIC 1332), and Introduction to World Music (MUSIC 311).
Performances as an instrumentalist at the Center for Latin American Studies' annual Latin American and Caribbean Festivals and Brazilian Festivals, and other campus events such as PittArts' 'Artful Wednesdays' and Student Orientation Week 'Global Carnivals.'