Caitlyn Trevor is a Graduate Teaching Associate and PhD student at Ohio State University. She received her Masters of Music in Cello Performance in August 2018. Previously, she received her Masters of the Arts for Music Theory in 2016 from Ohio State University and her Bachelors of Arts in Music in 2014 from Illinois Wesleyan University. She also conducts empirical studies in music cognition with the Cognitive and Systematic Musicology Laboratory headed by David Huron and teaches undergraduate Music Theory courses at Ohio State University. She has been playing cello since 2003 and is passionate about performing and teaching the instrument. She is also a composer, especially for theater and film, and is a part of the OSU Sonic Arts Ensemble.

Research interests: music perception, affective neuroscience, vocal affective cues, scary film music, music and emotion, performance decision making