Mershon Music Cognition Lab
- BA Music, Composition - UNC-Chapel Hill
- MFA Filmmaking, Film Music Composition - UNC School of the Arts
- (in progress) PhD Music Theory, specialization in Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences - The Ohio State University
Researching the influence of music on perceptions of underrepresented groups in media; to develop resources for creatives of underrepresented groups to more affectively cultivate empathy from privileged entities.