Alejandro Garcia

Alejandro García Sudo is a doctoral candidate​ at UCLA’s D​epartment​ of Musicology​ and a Fulbright-García Robles ​alumnus (2013-2016)​. He obtained a B.A. in International Relations from El Colegio de México and a M.A. in Musicology from The University of Western Ontario. His ​Ph.D. ​dissertation focuses on music and inter-American ​diplomatic relations ​during the early​ Pan​-​American ​movement​ (ca. 1915-1936).

​Other research interests include early transnational ​networks of musicians in North America and the Caribbean, early radio broadcasting in U.S.-Mexico relations, the Mexican-American narcocorrido, and the history and ​20th-century ​revival of Early Modern Iberian-American repertoires.

Alejandro has presented his work at UCLA's International Institute, the Society for Ethnomusicology (SCH Chapter), the Society for American Music, the Latin American Studies Association, Mexico City's Escuela Nacional de Música, and Lima's Conservatorio Nacional de Música. His study of regional international systems in the Americas before U.S. hemispheric hegemony was published in 2017 as Dos sistemas internacionales americanos: Origen y consolidación.