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Ana M Ochoa Gautier

Ana M Ochoa Gautier
Affiliated Professor Associate Professor of Music; Director, Center for Ethnomusicology Department of Latin American and Iberian Cultures, Department of Music, Institute for Latin American Studies / Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race
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Ana Maria Ochoa came to Columbia University in the fall of 2003, having previously worked as researcher at the Colombian Institute of Anthropology and History, as director of Music Archives at the Colombian Ministry of Culture and as a researcher at the Centro Nacional de Investigacion y Documentacion Musical Carlos Chaves in Mexico. She is currently editor of the Latin American branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, IASPM and member of the editorial board of TRANS which is the Journal of the Iberian Society for Ethnomusicology (Sociedad Iberica de Etnomusicologia, SIBE). Her research interests lie in traditional Latin American musics and transculturation, music and literature, music and cultural policy and the construction of the popular in Latin America.