Tim Mangin currently teaches at the City College of New York. He earned his PhD in ethnomusicology at Columbia in 2012. He has conducted fieldwork in New York City's underground hip hop and jazz clubs and in Senegal, Cape Verde, and South East Asia. His publications include "Notes on Jazz in Senegal," in Uptown Conversations: The New Jazz Studies, eds, Robert G. O'Meally, Brent Edwards, and Farah Griffin (Columbia University Press) and "Cosmopolitan Routes. Jazz im Senegal," in Begegnungen: The World Meets Jazz, Wolfram Knauer editor, Hofheim [Wolke Verlag]. Tim has also taught at Columbia, Hunter College, and St. Lawrence University.