IMISCOE Web Directory - Alejandro Miranda
Alejandro Miranda is a cultural sociologist with interests spanning social practice, migration, mobilities, social change, transnationalism and rhythmanalysis. His research uses ethnography to investigate the relationship between practices and various forms of circulation and flow. He is also interested in the development of innovative research methods, such as mobile ethnographic techniques and perspectives. He is the author of academic articles on mobilities, musical practice and ethnography. His book, Musical Mobilities: Son Jarocho and the Circulation of Tradition, is forthcoming on the Routledge Advances in Ethnography series. He has taught in universities in Australia and Mexico, and undertaken review for Rowman & Littlefield International. Alejandro holds a PhD in cultural sociology from Western Sydney University, Australia. He is also a professional guitarist and composer, has been sound artist in residence in Australia, and has won two chamber music competitions.