Alessandra Ciucci is Assistant Professor of Music (Ethnomusicology) at Columbia University, New York. She is a specialist in Moroccan music. Her research has been published widely in journals such as Ethnomusicology, The Yearbook for Traditional Music, The International Journal of Middle East Studies, Mondi Migranti, Cahiers de musiques traditionnelles, and Ethnomusico. In 2018-19 she was the recipient of the Rome Prize in Modern Italian Studies. She is currently working on her first monograph, Resonances of the Rural across the Mediterranean: Music, Sound and Migrant Moroccan Men in Italy.