Morgan Luker

Morgan Luker is an Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) at Reed College. His research focuses on music and cultural policy in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a special emphasis on the cultural politics of contemporary tango. His work has appeared in Latin American Music Review and Ethnomusicology Forum; he is currently working on a book length project on the new ways tango as a genre has been drawn upon and used as a resource for cultural, social, and economic development in contemporary Buenos Aires. Luker received the PhD in ethnomusicology from Columbia University. Bio courtesy of his faculty page.

The tango machine: Musical practice and cultural policy in the post-crisis Buenos Aires
Columbia Degrees: 
PhD, Ethnomusicology