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

Additional Information


Research Interests:

American Popular Music, Appalachian Cultural History, Cultural History of American Radicalism, and American Ethnic Literatures

Courses Taught:

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