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Jonathan Silverman

Jonathan Silverman, Ph.D. Associate Professor of English, Co-Director of American Studies


Journalism, American Studies, Composition and Popular Culture

Research Interest

American Studies, American Literature, Music, Popular Culture

Educational Background

B.A., Dartmouth College

M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin


Jonathan Silverman is the author of Nine Choices: Johnny Cash and American Culture (University of Massachusetts Press, 2010) and the co-author of The World Is a Text (Pearson, 2012), now in its fourth edition. He recently served as a Fulbright Roving Scholar in American Studies in Norway.