Faculty & Staff
Rachel Rubin, PhD
Professor of American Studies, College of Liberal Arts
Areas of Expertise
American Popular Culture, Ethnic Literatures, American Popular Music
PhD, American Studies and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Yale University
Professional Publications & Contributions
- Well Met: Renaissance Faires and the American Counterculture. New York University Press, 2012.
- Immigration and American Popular Culture (with Jeffrey Melnick). New York University Press: 2006.
- Scholarly edition of A House Is Not a Home by Polly Adler. With new introduction and annotation. University of Massachusetts Press: 2006.
- Southern Radicalism since Reconstruction, ed. Chris Green, Rachel Rubin, and James Smethurst. Palgrave MacMillan: 2006.
- American Identities: An Introductory Textbook. Ed. Lois Rudnick, Judith Smith, and Rachel Rubin. With Instructor’s Manual. Blackwell Publishers: 2005.
- American Popular Music: New Approaches to the Twentieth Century, ed. Rachel Rubin and Jeffrey Melnick. University of Massachusetts Press: 2001.
- Jewish Gangsters of Modern Literature. University of Illinois Press: 2000.
American Popular Music, Appalachian Cultural History, Cultural History of American Radicalism, and American Ethnic Literatures
AMST 100 American Identities
AMST 101 American Popular Culture
Honors 290B Topics in Appalachian Cultural History
AMST 360 Work, Society, and Culture in Modern U.S. Society
AMST 430 Music and Twentieth Century American Literature
AMST 606 Studies in Popular Culture and Technology