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Daniel Reed

College of Arts and Sciences/Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology

Expert Bio

Daniel B. Reed is Laura Boulton Professor and associate professor in the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology. Reed’s publications on West African music, mask performance, identity and transnational mobility include the CD-ROM “Music and Culture of West Africa: The Straus Expedition” (Indiana University Press, 2002), book chapters and articles in journals such as Ethnomusicology and Africa Today. Reed’s first book, “Dan Ge Performance: Masks and Music in Contemporary Côte d’Ivoire” (IU Press, 2003), won the Amaury Talbot Prize. His second book, “Abidjan USA: Music, Dance and Mobility in the Lives of Four Ivorian Immigrants,” was published by IU Press in 2016.

Areas of Expertise

West Africa, Cote d’Ivoire, migration, diaspora, mobility, transnationalism, identity, music, mask performance, music and health.

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