Michael McClimon is a software developer at FastMail, working mostly in Perl. He’s also a recovering music theorist, having previously held a teaching position at Furman University. He holds a PhD in theory from Indiana University, where he wrote a dissertation on transformational theory and jazz harmony.
When not at his day job, he serves as the Webmaster for the Society for Music Theory and the Senior Editorial Assistant for Music Theory Online. Michael lives in Philadelphia his wife, Carolyn, and their two cats, Olivia and Matilda.