Javier F. León
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Javier F. León received his PhD in ethnomusicology at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the Director of the Latin American Music Center of the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. His work has been published in multiple journals, including Latin American Music Review, Black Music Research Journal, Ethnomusicology Forum, and the volumes Music and Cultural Rights (2009), A tres bandas: mestizaje, sincretismo e hibridación en el espacio sonoro iberoamericano (2010), and Música popular y sociedad en el Perú contemporáneo (2015). He is also the editor of the special Music and Neoliberalism issue in the journal Culture, Theory and Critique (2014) and of A Latin American Music Reader: Views from the South (2016). His research interests include the relationship between Latin American music, cultural policy, archives, heritage safeguarding, race and the neoliberalization of the culture industries in Latin America.