A graduate student in Media and Cultural Studies at UW-Madison, where I also teach freshmen how to speak in public. A volunteer and music history instructor for Girls Rock Camp Madison. The proprietrix of the blog Feminist Music Geek. Interested in applying the Bechdel Test to the contemporary film canon. Hoping to become a good teacher by constantly learning. A firm believer in the power of the perfect mix tape.

What I'm Listening To: 

Georgia Anne Muldrow, Sister Nancy, Cocteau Twins, Kate Bush, ESG, Marnie Stern, Kid Sister, Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, and Wendy Carlos.

What I'm Watching: 

Times Square, Linda Linda Linda, Morvern Callar, Ghost World, Trouble the Water, and other movies where women and girls engage with music.

What I'm Reading: 

Most likely a biography on a musician or a media scholar's critical essay.