Job Title: Associate Professor
Company: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
I am a psychoacoustician and auditory neuroscientist. My research focuses on the brain mechanisms of binaural and spatial hearing. I'm particularly interested in how human listeners combine multiple spatial cues to generate a rich perception of the acoustical space we live in. I am also interested in electronic sound synthesis (particularly analog), sound recording, mixing, and experimental music production.
Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
BA - University of California San Diego, 1994
MA - University of California Berkeley, 1998
PhD - University of California Berkeley, 2000
University of Michigan - 2001-2004
VA Northern California Healthcare Service - 2004-2005
University of Washington - 2005-2013
Vanderbilt University - 2013-date
As a graduate student in the SF Bay Area during the 1990s, I worked part time for Buchla & Associates, ran a ProTools (442)-based project studio and mail-order (CD-R) label, Ovenguard Music.
I have long been obsessed with sound and how we perceive it. Audio engineering is among the most hands on, inquisitive, and illustrative paths to understanding those mysteries.
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