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Howard Sacks

Published: October 27, 2015

Howard L. Sacks is Professor Emeritus of sociology at Kenyon College, where he also served as Senior Advisor to the President and Provost. As Director of the Rural Life Center, Dr. Sacks coordinated educational, scholarly, and public projects to ensure the vitality of local rural life. He has served on… Read More


William McDaniel

Published: October 7, 2015

William “Ted” McDaniel is Professor of African-American Studies and Professor of Music at the Ohio State University. A specialist in African-American music and jazz performance, he is noted for his analysis of the music of John Coltrane and Charlie Parker. He has published several works on black music and more… Read More


Matthew Donahue

Published: September 14, 2015

Dr. Matthew Donahue is a Teaching Professor at the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University, specializing in topics related to popular culture, popular music, film, media and culture and popular culture and the arts.  He has lectured on such topics regionally, nationally and internationally and… Read More