UC Berkeley (M.A., Ph.D)
20th-century America; popular music; consumer culture; popular culture
Use Your Illusion I and II. New York: Continuum Press, 2007.
Pop When the World Falls Apart: Music in Troubled Times. Durham: Duke University Press, 2012.
Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music. Durham: Duke University Press, 2007.
This is Pop: In Search of the Elusive at Experience Music Project. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004.
“Love, Lore, Celebrity, and Dead Babies: Dolly Parton’s ‘Down From Dover.’” The Rose and the Briar: Love and Liberty in the American Ballad, edited by Sean Wilentz and Greil Marcus, 287-304. New York: Norton, 2004.