Matthew Arndt, assistant professor of music theory, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, an M.M. from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a B.A. with honors from Lewis & Clark College. He has previously taught at Mercer University, Lawrence University, and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Professor Arndt primarily studies the application of insights from the history of music theory to music theory pedagogy, analysis, and criticism. He also studies technical aspects of sacred music from the Republic of Georgia. He is the author of The Musical Thought and Spiritual Lives of Heinrich Schenker and Arnold Schoenberg (Routledge, forthcoming). His articles appear in Theoria, Theory and Practice, the Journal of Schenkerian Studies, and the Journal of Music Theory. Articles are forthcoming in the Proceedings of the Eighth International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony, Music Theory and Analysis, and Music Theory Spectrum.