Anabel Maler specializes in the study of form in twentieth-century music, transmissions of tonality through the twentieth century, and music and disability studies with a special emphasis on music in Deaf culture and sign language interpretations of music. She is currently exploring issues of cadence and phrase in post-tonal repertories. Her publications include “Songs for Hands: Analyzing Interactions of Sign Language and Music” in Music Theory Online and “Musical Expressions Among Deaf and Hearing Song Signers” in the Oxford Handbook of Music and Disability Studies. Maler has presented her research at numerous conferences both locally and internationally, including the annual meetings of the Society for Music Theory, the American Musicological Society, and the Society for American Music. She holds a Ph.D. in Music History and Theory from the University of Chicago and an M.A. and B.Mus in Music Theory from McGill University. She has previously taught at the University of Chicago and Indiana University.