Faculty & Staff

Jeffrey Melnick, PhD

Professor of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts


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Areas of Expertise

Global circulation of US culture, The Culture Industries, Black-Jewish Relations, Immigration and Migration Culture Studies


PhD Harvard University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Research and Teaching Interests

Jeffrey Melnick's research interests include the global circulation of US culture, the culture industries, Black-Jewish relations, and immigration and migration culture studies.  

He teaches courses in American cultural history and comparative ethnicity. His interests further include the cultural history of Black-Jewish relations in the United States and the cultural impact of 9/11.

Courses Taught:

AMST 100 American Identities
AMST 601 Introduction to American Studies
AMST 440 US in Global Contexts
AMST 606 Studies in Popular Culture and Technology