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Rachel Rubin

Title: Professor

Phone: 617.287.6773


Department: American Studies

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