Pamela Cotter is an ethnomusicologist, dancer and choreographer, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is a graduate of the BA in Irish Music and Dance at the University of Limerick (2010) and the MA in Ethnomusicology at University College Cork (2011). She is currently working on a research PhD at the University of Limerick and lectures on the undergraduate programmes at the Irish World Academy. Pamela is also Director of the Blas International Summer School of Irish Traditional Music and Dance, and a qualified Irish dancing teacher (T.C.R.G.) with An Coimisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha.