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Megan completed her PhD in musicology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). She holds Master of Arts degrees in music (UNC-CH) and humanities (University of Chicago); a Bachelor of Music (BM) in composition; and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in physics & astronomy (Iowa State University). Her doctoral study interprets musical settings of psalm texts as evidence of multi-religious interactions in Renaissance Augsburg. Megan received a Research Award in support of this project from the Medieval and Early Modern Studies program at UNC-CH (2013). Her work was also funded by the Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD), in particular through a full-year fellowship (2013-2014). Megan's current scholarship continues to focus on sixteenth-century sacred polyphony. Her research interests also include proponents of the Second Viennese School and Irish traditional music. Megan plays the piano, oboe, and Irish tin whistle.