PhD Student at the Populäre Musik und Medien – Fach Musik, Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Universität Paderborn, Germany. Start date: October, 2018. Research topic: Decoloniality and Higher Popular Music Education in Germany and Ecuador. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Christoph Jacke and Prof. in Dr. in Beate Flath.
Popular Music & Media Lecturer at the Fach Musik, Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften, Universität Paderborn, Germany. Seminars delivered: 1) Popular by Nature: An Introduction to Colonialism, Imported Bourgeoisie, and Cultural Adoption in Latin American Music. 2) Right to Copy: A Latin American perspective to popular music within the Free Culture movement. 3) Take the money and run: A critical approach to the symbolic violence of neoliberalism in commercial popular music. 4) The sounds of the silenced: Decolonial, ethnic, and gender discourses in current Latin American popular music. 5) Girls run the world & Boys don’t cry: A genre theory examination of gender identity constructions in contemporary popular music. 6) Gimme tha Power: An Introduction to Postcolonial and Decolonial Theory through Latin American Popular Music.
– Music, Spanish, and English Teacher at the International School on the Rhine (ISR) in Middle and Upper School.