Carissa Reddick serves as the head of the music theory area and the Graduate Coordinator for the School of Music at the University of Northern Colorado. Her articles appear in Music Theory Online, the e-journal of Music Theory Pedagogy, and most recently in the Journal of the American Liszt Society. She has presented papers on form in late nineteenth-century music at EuroMAC 8 and at various conferences throughout the United States. She is a former president of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory. She holds a Ph.D. in Music Theory and History from the University of Connecticut and a Master's of Music in music theory and in cello performance from The Hartt School at the University of Hartford.