Dr. Jacqueline Avila
Associate Professor in Musicology
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