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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

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  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Genre and Expression in Extreme Metal Music, ca. 1980–2015, McGill University

1 Sep 200816 Feb 2016

Award Date: 31 May 2016

Master, Rethinking Metal Aesthetics: Complexity, Authenticity, and Audience in Meshuggah’s I and Catch Thirtythr33, McGill University

1 Sep 20061 Nov 2008

Award Date: 31 May 2009

Bachelor, University of British Columbia

1 Sep 20041 Aug 2006

Award Date: 30 Sep 2006

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Popular Music Studies
  • Metal Music Studies
  • Music Analysis
  • Semiotics
  • Extreme Metal Music
  • Metal Vocals
  • Taylor Swift


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