Michael Iyanaga

Assistant Professor of Music and Latin American Studies

Background
Michael Iyanaga, Assistant Professor of Music and Latin American Studies, obtained his Ph.D. in Ethnomusicology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and will hold a joint appointment in Music and Latin American Studies. His research focuses on Afro-Diasporic music and religion in Latin America and the Caribbean (especially Brazil). He will teach courses related to music, ethnomusicology, and Latin America.