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Paul D. Fischer <email@example.com>
Associate Prof. Middle Tennessee S.U.
Popular Music Studies, Popular Culture Study more generally.
Currently working on a book proposal on the origins, development and marketing of the record player, by the Victor Talking Machine Company and others
|List Affiliations:||List Editor for H-Southern-Music
|Interests:||American History / Studies
History of Science, Medicine, and Technology
Ph.D. 1995, American Culture Studies, Bowling Green State U.
M.A. 1981, Popular Culture, Bowling Green State U.
B.S. 1979, Communication, Northwestern University
Tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Recording Industry at Middle Tennessee State University. Hired 1996, Tenured/Promoted 2001
Have served continuously on the Executive Committee of IASPM-US, the United States branch of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music since 1996. Served as President from 2000-2002.
Have presented papers at IASPM-US and American Studies Association meetings.
Have published on popular music and free expression at www.freemuse.org.
Did a CD-ROM piece for St. Martin's on Popular Music and the First Amendment, distributed with Richard Campbell's textbook _Media Culture_.
Have had record review essays published in The Journal Of American Folklore and Left History.
Have written six entries for Routledge's new edition of the History of Recorded Sound.