2015 – 2019
University Assistant, Institute of Psychology, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2011 – 2014
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Cognitive Biology, University of Vienna, Austria
2008 – 2010 Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Computing, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom
2008 PhD in Music Theory, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Dissertation: “Expressive strategies and performer-listener communication in organ performance”
2000 MSc in Molecular Biology, Université de Montréal, Canada
1995 BSc in Biochemistry with Distinction, Université de Montréal, Canada

Selected awards and fellowships

2015 Emerging Researcher Award, Société québécoise de recherche en musique [Quebec Society for Music Research]
2009 Fellow, Mannes Institute for Advanced Studies in Music Theory: Music and the Mind, New York, USA
2008 – 2010 Postdoctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ($81,000 total)
2008 Young Researcher Award, 10th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC), Sapporo, Japan
2007 – 2008 Student Award, Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Music, Media, and Technology (CIRMMT), Montreal, Canada ($5,000)
2003 – 2007 Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada ($20,000 per year, $80,000 total)
2002 Master’s Scholarship, Fonds québécois de la recherche sur la société et culture ($10,000 per year, $10,000 total)
1995 – 1996 Master’s Scholarship, Fonds pour la formation des chercheurs et l’aide à la recherche ($12,000 per year, $20,000 total)

Editorial activities

Editorial Board, Musicae Scientiae (2016 – ).
Guest Editor, Special issue of Frontiers in Psychology on “
Individuality in music performance” (2013-14), containing 14 articles.


Peer-reviewed journals:
Review Editor, Frontiers in Psychology (sections Performance Science and Emotion Science)
Ad hoc reviewer for: Acta Psychologica, Anthropologie et Société, Behavior Genetics, Behavior Research Methods, Behaviour, Bioacoustics, Cognitive, Affective and Behavioral Neuroscience, Comparative Cognition & Behavior Reviews, Empirical Musicology Review, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Genetics and Molecular Biology, Interdisciplinary Science Review, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Journal of Interdisciplinary Music Studies, Journal of New Music Research, Journal of Visualized Experiments, Journal of Zoology, Music Perception, Music Performance Research, Music & Science, Musicae Scientiae, North-Western Journal of Zoology, PLoS ONE, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts, Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Scientific Reports

Peer-reviewed conferences:
International Society for Music Information Retrieval (2013, 2015), International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (2011), International Conference on the Evolution of Language (2011, 2014), International Symposium on Performance Science (2013), McGill Music Graduate Symposium (2006), Stockholm Music Acoustics Conference/Sound and Music Computing Conference (2013)