Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, University of California Berkeley
M.A., Ethnomusicology, University of California Berkeley
B.M., Music, Barnard College
Rebecca Bodenheimer, Ph.D. is a scholar/researcher of Cuban music, society, and culture; she conducted over a decade of ethnographic fieldwork on the island. She is also a writer and cultural critic whose work has been published at CNN Opinion, NPR, Pacific Standard, Mic, Poynter, The Lily, and more.
Rebecca completed an M.A. and Ph.D. in ethnomusicology at the University of California, Berkeley. She earned her B.A. from Barnard College and Columbia University.
ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content.
We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company.
Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.
For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.
We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly.
Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.
Latin American History
Central American History
Favorite Poems & Poets
Best Selling Authors
Colonialism and Imperialism
The Institution of Slavery & Abolition
South American History
Authors & Texts