Benjamin Salinas

Research Interests Music, Language, Identity, Social Media, U.S.-Mexico
Master's Thesis Rap Originario: Dialogic Identification as Resistance in Indigenous Language Hip Hop


Areas of Interests

Ben Salinas is a 3rd year PhD student in the Anthropology Department where he focuses on the intersection of music, language, and identity. His research has looked into indigenous Hip Hop in Mexico and the U.S. Mexico borderlands. As a scholar and musician, he is interested in including music making and other multimedia projects into his methods.