Kip Wile earned a BA from Clark University, followed by an MA and PhD from the University of Chicago. Dr. Wile began teaching at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University in 2002. A versatile teacher, he possesses more than 20 years experience, including a variety of courses in music theory, musicianship and musicology. His own teachers include Relly Raffman, Richard Cohn and Robert Morgan. Dr. Wile specializes in the music of early 20th-century Russia and France. He has given presentations at regional and national conferences of the Society for Music Theory and has served on the Executive Board of the Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic. His publications focus on Stravinsky and Debussy. In 2015, Dr. Wile served as program chair for the annual conference of the MTSMA, held at Princeton University. Dr. Wile is the Coordinator of Peabody's Master of Music degree program in Music Theory Pedagogy.