Jessica Schwartz
Associate Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Punk and DIY); Music Industry, Musicology

Jessica A. Schwartz approaches research on musical representations and sonic histories of militarization and imperial violence through community-focused collaborations, movements, and creative dissent. Schwartz is the author of Radiation Sounds: Marshallese Music and Nuclear Silences (Duke University Press, 2021) and articles in American Quarterly, Music & Politics, Women & Musicthe Journal of American Music, Punk & Post-Punk, the Journal of Transnational American Studies, Journal of Interdisciplinary Voice StudiesAmerasia, Shima, Riffs: Experimental Writing on Popular Music, among others, which showcase her work on American studies, Pacific studies, environmental anthropology, and Indigenous studies. As a disability scholar, Schwartz interrogates institutional, intersectional ableism and workshops radical accessibility in and beyond the classroom in courses such as “DIY: Punk Organizing as Social Justice” and “Unsettling Pedagogies: Music & Education.” Schwartz’s hosts the Punkast Series (podcast), is the cofounder/Academic Advisor of the Marshallese Educational Initiative, an Arkansas-based non-profit, and plays in noise/punk bands.

Jessica Schwartz: Professor of Punk
On a sunny Tuesday morning, students shuffling into the Jan Popper Theater were handed a five-question quiz. One of the questions asked students to listen to a short clip of a
Jeffery Jampol
Lecturer in Music Industry (Artist Management and Promotion)
Natasha Pasternak
Lecturer in Music Industry (Songwriting, Touring, Songwriter’s Workshop)
Catherine Gregory
Lecturer in Music, Music Industry (Artistic Outreach and Citizenship)
Tiffany Naiman
Director of Undergraduate Programs; Academic Administrator for Music Industry (Critical Perspectives, Capstone Sequence)
Catherine Provenzano
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Critical and Contemporary Perspectives on Music Technology)
Adam Moseley
Lecturer in Music Industry (Studio Production)
Thomas Hodgson
Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Music and Data, Global Music Industry)
Jonathan Beard
Lecturer in Music (Electronic Music), Music Industry (Audio Engineering)
Robert Beamer
Lecturer in Music Industry (Finance and Accounting)
Lauren Kop
Lecturer in Music Industry (Digital Production and Beat Design)
Lauren A. Spalding
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music and Activism, Artist Management)
David Leaf
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Musicology, Music Industry (Music Documentary, Songwriters)
Tony Brancato
Guest Lecturer in Music Industry (Influence and Data Mining)
Amy Kathryn Kuney
Lecturer in Music Industry (Songwriting)
Stig Edgren
Lecturer in Music Industry (Concerts and Live Events)
Bobby Borg
Lecturer in Music Industry (Industry Fundamentals)
Hans Fjellestad
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music Supervision)
Judith Finell
Adjunct Professor in Musicology (Forensic Musicology)
Monica Chieffo
Lecturer in Music Industry (Influence and Data Mining)
Mark Tramo
Adjunct Associate Professor of Neuroscience (Music, Mind, and Brain)
David MacFadyen
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Lee John
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Robert Fink
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Don Franzen
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Allison Wolfe
Lecturer in Music Industry (Music Journalism, Audio Storytelling)
Gigi Johnson
Academic Administrator (Emeritus), Director, Center for Music Innovation
Dae Bogan
Lecturer in Music Industry (Entrepreneurship)

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