My research draws from institutional theory, and the institutional work perspective, with a focus on both artistic and historical contexts. Recent work includes the investigation of the nature of power in arts and business organizations, maintenance and disruption at the New York Philharmonic Orchestra since its inception in 1842, art programs of the Canadian Pacific Railway in the late 19th century, and the impact of power and influence of the Medici banking family in 17th-century Florence.
September 2021 | Revolutionary and Master: Beethoven’s Reception and Reflection at the New York Philharmonic; for the monograph, ‘Beethoven the European: Politics, Reception, Interpretation’, edited by William Kinderman and Malcolm Miller, published by Brepols (Turnhout, Belgium), as part of a series ’Speculum Musicae’.
Dec 2020 | Beethoven the European. International Virtual Conference (Organized by Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Lucca, in collaboration with Ad Parnassum. A Journal of Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Instrumental Music); paper presentation; Revolutionary and Master: Beethoven’s Reception and Reflection at the New York Philharmonic; Lucca, Italy.