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Scholarly Author and Editor

Books for University Presses of Cambridge, Oxford, Yale, and others; numerous scholarly journal articles and reviews. Editions in progress for Routledge, Pendragon Press. Journal Editorial Board and society committee service. General Editor of two musicology series for Pendragon.

Interdisciplinary research, applying concepts and methods from the sociology of culture and of technology to music history, with a particular focus on musical performance, instruments, and taste.


Director of Operations

Pendragon Press

Designed, documented, staffed, and implemented routines for office and warehouse operations, data sharing, project management, financial controls and reporting, and editorial workflow, leading to efficiencies that

• Increased working capital from operations by 150% within one year• Raised productivity by 300% over 3 years

• Grew net profit at a steady annual rate of 40%



Traverso (ISSN 1041-7494)

Founded and edited international quarterly newsletter for researchers, players, collectors, and makers of historical woodwind instruments. Electronic distribution since 2000; published 10-year compilations in 1999 and 2009, as well as a series of subject-related volumes.


President and Chief Financial Officer

Folkers Flute Co Ltd

Co-founded and managed company to research, manufacture, and sell specialized high-end musical instruments through direct retail, trade shows, websites, and distributors; achieved strong international reputation; produced and sold 1000 units with a gross value of $3 million.



Cambridge University


Cambridge University

Research in organology and the history, historiography, and sociology of music.

Jul 2010Jul 2010

Yale Publishing Course

Faculty included Robert E. Baensch, Joseph Galarneau, Bruce Judson, Martin Levin, Carolyn Pittis, Dominique Raccah, Paul Saffo, and Tom Turvey.


A humanities and social science editor with a successful record in the business of making and selling books, and energized by opportunities for new business models to grow the industry. Well-connected in interdisciplinary studies; skilled in financial and data analysis, project management, database and graphic/web design, contracting, and communications.


Looking to contribute experience gained in a position of broad responsibility at a small academic press to an scholarly or university press publishing team open to the opportunities of change and innovation.


French, German, Dutch; Visual Basic, HTML/CSS, Javascript, Perl/CGI, PHP
Book Databases
Bowkerlink, Publisher Alley (Baker & Taylor), Library of Congress Copyright, Vendor Central (, Alibris, Google Books, MySQL (custom)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook); QuickBooks; Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver; Sony Sound Forge; Windows XP, Mac OSX.