Justin Patch

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Justin Patch
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Vassar College
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Justin Patch teaches global and popular music in the music department at Vassar College. He holds an MM and PhD in ethnomusicology and a graduate portfolio in cultural studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He also holds a MM in performance from The Boston Conservatory. His research focuses on the auditory culture of contemporary politics and political campaigns in the US, sound studies, and on critical issues in ethnographic research and humanities education. His work has appeared in Soundings, The European Legacy, International Political Anthropology, The Journal of Sonic Studies, Americana, The Ethnomusicology Review, Zeteo, and “Critical and New Literacies: Teaching Towards Democracy with Popular Culture and Postmodern Texts”.


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