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Columbia Ethnomusicology Faculty Biographies

Fox, Aaron

(Ph.D., Anthropology, University of Texas 1995) Associate Professor of Music; Chair, Department of Music. Popular music; working-class cultures; language and music; race, class, and indigeneity; ethnographic theory and method; history of social thought; linguistics; Native American Studies; cultural and intellectual property issues. Author of Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture.

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Ochoa, Ana María

(Ph.D., Ethnomusicology and Folklore, Indiana University 1996) Associate Professor of Music; Director, Center for Ethnomusicology: cultural policy, music and armed conflict, intellectual property, history of aurality, Latin American cultural studies, music and globalization.

Washburne, Christopher

(Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, Columbia University, 1999) Associate Professor of Music; Chair, Ethnomusicology Area Committee, 2008-9;Director, Louis Armstrong Jazz Performance Program. Jazz; Salsa; Latin American and Caribbean musics; music and identity;performance.
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