Dr. Shara Rambarran has a background in music and cultural studies. She has previously taught in Manchester, London and Brighton, and has delivered guest lectures in Canada and Norway. Shara is research active and has presented papers at international conferences (e.g. Hawaii, Mexico and Jamaica). She has published articles and is the co-editor for the forthcoming book Music and Virtuality (to be published by Oxford University Press in 2015). Shara is currently on the editorial board for the academic publication: The Journal on the Art of Record Production.