Jorge Arévalo Mateus, PhD ’13, (ethnomusicology) is executive director of the Association for Cultural Equity (ACE), advancin the value of cultural equity as a humanist, social and moral principle. Beyond promoting the work of folklorist and ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax, in partnership with the American Folklife Center (Library of Congress), his engagement as cultural advocate involves developing new approaches to field research and documentation of cultural traditions, applying new technologies and methods to recuperate, repatriate, and disseminate embodied cultural knowledge; provide access to the treasures of people and culture; and preserve material resources.