Kris Shaffer, Ph.D. (Yale University, 2011), is Instructor of Music Theory at the University of Colorado, Boulder and Editor for Hybrid Pedagogy, Publishing Division.

Recent articles

Ian Quinn presents at CU

Today my dissertation advisor from Yale gave a presentation at CU. It was part of the music theory & musicology colloquium series, and the computer scien... –

Social academia

Being a “public intellectual” in 2014 typically involves using social media. This brings many advantages for scholars, journalists, and other public thinkers... –


There’s a “slow church” movement growing lately—one that focuses less on the growing commercialism of the church, the church-as-a-business mindset, in favor ... –

Twitter and community

Pete Rorabaugh (one of my heroes) gives a great introduction to Twitter for academics. Twitter is a stream. You are a bear. Tweets are fish. As you stand in ... –