Vicky Murillo, professor of Political Science and International Affairs interviewed fellow Environmental Justice, Belief Systems, and Aesthetic Experiences in Latin America and the Caribbean working group co-director Professor and Chair of the Department of Music, Ana Ochoa. The interview can be found on the new podcast Latin @ Columbia, hosted by Vicky Murillo, discussing major themes around Latin American history, culture, and politics.
Vicky Murillo is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at Columbia University. Her work focuses on distributive politics, electoral behavior, institutional weakness, Latin American politics, agricultural and conservation policies.
Dr. Ana Ochoa is an ethnomusicologist in the departments of Music and Anthropology at Columbia University. She writes on music and cultural policy, forced silence and armed conflict, and genealogies of listening and sound in Latin America and the Caribbean. Her current projects explore the bioacoustics of life and death in colonial histories of the Americas.