AboutMy work broaches sound as a site where people position the body as a text to be re-read and re-cognized. The threading of the reader/listener in the phenomenological fabric of the text articulates spaces for social collusion, in which marginalized individuals contest politics of exclusion.
EducationPh.D., The University of Texas at Austin
PublicationsEditor. Decentering the Nation: Music, Mexicanidad, and Globalization (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2020).
Playing in the Cathedral. Music, Race, and Status in New Spain. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016).
ProjectsA Dangerous Echo: Sound, Literacy, and Transgression in New Spain (in progress).
The Exhaustion of Culture. Media, Nostalgia, and the Postnational State (in preparation).
MembershipsModern Language Association
American Musicological Society
Society for Ethnomusicology