• Professor of Psychology at Ryerson University,  affiliate scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, core member of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind (MIMM),  adjunct professor at the University of Toronto’s Music and Health Collaboratory (MaHRC). 
  • Runs the Science of Music Auditory Research and Technology (SMART) Lab at Ryerson, and conducts research on the biological, cognitive, and social-emotional bases of music and speech. 
  • Interdisciplinary research in perceptual science, cognitive science, emotion science, and neuroplasticity. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Psychological Association and Massey College, and is a past president of the Canadian Acoustical Association.
  • Recipient of numerous awards including 2012, Early Career Award, Canadian Soceity for Brain, Behaviour and Cognition, 2016, Early Career and Medal, International Commission for Acoustics (“for outstanding contribution to psychological acoustics, particularly the theory of musical cognition and perception)
  • Hear the World Research Chair in Music and Emotional Speech from 2013 to 2019
  • Almost 2,000 publications including 7 book chapters, 121 peer reviewed journal papers