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2013-2014 Members
Kelley Anderson Cedric Dent Paul Fischer Michael Fleming Jen Gunderman
Doug Howard Mark Allen Jackson Will Leggett Amy Macy Kris McCusker
Rachel Morris Bruce Nemerov Martha Norkunis Stephen Shearon  
Kris McCusker, Professor of History, Middle Tennessee State University.

Kristine M. McCusker holds a Ph.D. in History, Ethnomusicology and Folklore from Indiana University. She is the author of Lonesome Cowgirls and Honky-Tonk Angels: The Women of Barn Dance Radio (Illinois, 2008) as well as multiple articles and chapters. She is also the co-editor of A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music (Mississippi, 2004). A second co-edited volume, entitled A Boy Named Sue, Too is now being compiled. Her current work is a NIH-funded study of Southern death rituals, entitled Just Enough to Put Him Away Decent.

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