Ph.D., Ethnomusicology, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018
B.A., Religious Studies and Music, Minor in Tibetan Language, Naropa University, 2013


Mason Brown received his PhD in ethnomusicology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2018. He also holds a double BA in music and religious studies from Naropa University. He completed his dissertation on alliance and identity in the Tibetan music of Nepal on a Fulbright-Hays fellowship. His research interests include identity, migration, transnational modernities, religious ideology, global indigeneity, and the industrial revolution. He is a performer of traditional Irish, Appalachian, Near-Eastern, Tibetan and Nepali music, a singer-songwriter, and is currently an adjunct lecturer at CU Boulder.