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Dr. Jacqueline AvilaDr. Jacqueline Avila

Assistant Professor in Musicology
Hired: 2012
Tenure-track

University of Tennessee
School of Music
231 Natalie L. Haslam Music Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-4040
Phone: 865-974-3241
Email: javila1@utk.edu
Musicology website


Dr. Avila's  research interests include Mexican modernism, nationalism, and cinema and media studies. She was a recipient of the UC MEXUS Dissertation Research Grant and the American Musicological Society's Howard Meyer Brown Fellowship, and has presented her research at several conferences in the United States and Mexico. She is currently writing a book manuscript tentatively titled CineSonidos: Cinematic Music in Early Mexican Film, which examines meaning and cultural representation in Mexican film music.

  • Ph.D. in musicology - University of California, Riverside
  • M.A. in musicology - University of California, Riverside
  • B.A. in French horn performance and music education - University of California, Los Angeles

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