Quick Facts

Grew up


Teaching Areas of Interest

Guitar, Music

Research Areas of Interest

Reginald Smith Brindle (composer), Early American Classical Guitar

When I am not at work, I enjoy...

running, my daughter, and beer.

How has your personal background influenced your work at CSUN?

I understand the struggles of working a job and attending college full time, and it is stressful! I have a great deal of empathy for many of our students.

“When I am grading, I make sure I... drink coffee.”

What is your educational history?

Eastman School of Music
University of Toronto

Why do you like to work here?

The students and the opportunity it gives them, and the resources in the Oviatt Special Collections.