Jennie Gubner is a socially engaged scholar, violinist, and visual ethnographer. In January 2020 she joined the faculty of the University of Arizona as an Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music, and Chair of a Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Intercultural Arts Research. She is also a founding partner/faculty member in an Erasmus+ funded multi-year summer program called “Encounters between Arts, Ethnography, and Pedagogy” based in Lesvos, Greece.  Her research interests include Latin American popular music with a focus on intergenerational tango music scenes in Buenos Aires, creative approaches to the study of music and dementia and aging, and ethnomusicological filmmaking. At Indiana University Bloomington, Gubner designed and taught an innovative ethnomusicology and filmmaking course about music and dementia. In 2018 she moved to San Francisco to work as a clinical researcher in the UCSF Division of Geriatrics. In 2019, she became an Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health at the Global Brain Health Institute at UCSF Department of Neurology, where she has been training alongside an international cohorts of scholars, clinicians, artists and activists interested in dementia leadership. She has published her research and films, organized multiple international conferences and collaborations around audiovisual ethnomusicology, and presented her research at major music, humanities, and medical conferences. As a violinist she plays Argentine tango and folk music, bluegrass & old-time fiddle, and Sicilian popular music.