Who We Are


Anna Lomax Wood, Ph.D.
Director of Research

Jorge Arevalo Mateus, Ph.D.
Executive Director

Don Fleming
Director of Licensing, Alan Lomax Collection

Nathan Salsburg
Curator, Alan Lomax Archive

Kiki Smith-Archiapatti
Managing Director


Steve Dunstan: Programmer, Online Archive
Ellen Harold: Writer; translator
Bertram Lyons: Dissemination Manager
Bob Moses: Website Consultant

Public Relations and Media

Howard Wuelfing
HowlingWuelf Media

Legal Counsel

Jeffrey A. Greenberg, Esq.
Meister Seelig & Fein LLP

Special Collections

Judith R. Cohen: Curator, Spanish Collection
Goffredo Plastino: Curator, Italian Collection
Winston Fleary, Rosita Sands, Ronald Newhart: Caribbean Collection

Global Jukebox

Anna Lomax Wood: Direction
John Szinger: Programming
Richard Smith: Programming & restoration
Michael M. Flory: Consulting statistical scientist
Forrestine Paulay: Choreometrics
Karen Claman: Research Associate
Kathleen Rivera: Research Associate

Research Assistance

Violet Baron, Odysseus Chairetakis, Jamie Dick, Aaron Keily, Tracey McTeague, Sofia Piñedo-Padoch, Eugenie Roberts, Samantha Saly, Colin Sanderson, Laura Streeter, Elyse Wagner, Shiu Ann Woo, Sophie Abramowitz, Jane Carver

Board of Directors

Robert Baron
Founding Director, Folk Arts Program
New York State Council of the Arts

John Bishop
Film and Video Producer, Media Generation
Retired, Department of World Arts & Cultures
University of California at Los Angeles

Lambros Comitas
Gardner Cowles Professor of Anthropology and Education
Teachers College, Columbia University, NY

Gideon D'Arcangelo
Partner, ESI Design, New York, NY
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Communications,
Tisch School of the Arts, New York University

William R. Ferris
Joel R. Williamson Eminent Professor of History

Senior Associate, Center for the Study of the American South

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Jeffrey A. Greenberg
Entertainment & Intellectual Property Law
Partner, Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, New York, NY

Barbara Hampton
Director of Studies in Ethnomusicology

Hunter College of the City University of New York

Daniel Sheehy
Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC

Anna L. Wood
Anthropologist at large
Board President

Philip Yampolsky
Founding Director and Research Associate, Robert E. Brown Center for World Music,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Editor, Music of Indonesia series (Smithsonian Folkways)

In Memoriam

Edmund Snow Carpenter (1922-2011)
Alan Lomax, founding director (1915-2002)
Bess Lomax Hawes (1921-2009)
Molly W. Sirignano (1943-2010)

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