Headshot of Robin Moore
  • Professor of Ethnomusicology
Office Location: MBE 3.210
  • Ethnomusicology

Education PhD in Music/Ethnomusicology, The University of Texas at Austin; MA in Ethnomusicology, UC Santa Barbara; BA in Music Composition, UC Santa Barbara

Research Areas Music of Cuba and Latin America; music curriculum reform

Robin Moore (PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 1995), Professor of Ethnomusicology, has received awards including fellowships from the Rockfeller Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Humanities Center. His primary research interests include music and nationalism, music and race relations, popular music study, and socialist art aesthetics. His publications include Nationalizing Blackness: afrocubanismo and artistic revolution in Havana, 1920-1940 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998), Music and Revolution Cultural Change in Socialist Cuba (The University of California Press, 2006), Music in the Hispanic Caribbean (Oxford University Press, 2010), Musics of Latin America (W.W. Norton, 2012), Danzón: Circum-Caribbean Dialogues in Music and Dance (Oxford University Press, co-authored with Alejandro Madrid, 2013), and articles on Cuban music in the Latin American Music Review, Cuban Studies, Ethnomusicology, Encuentro de la cultura cubana, and other journals and book anthologies. Since 2005, he has served as editor of the Latin American Music Review.

Courses AFR 338F/MUS 334/LAS 326 Music of Mexico & the CaribbeanMUS 385J Theory & Practice of of Latin American Ethnomusicology