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Alison Furlong

Alison  Furlong

Alison Furlong

Application Developer at The Ohio State University


Areas of Expertise

  • Socialism and post-socialism
  • Popular Music
  • Music in East Germany
  • Sound studies
  • Digital Humanities

Alison Furlong graduated with a Ph.D. from the ethnomusicology program of the Ohio State University School of Music in 2015, and holds graduate interdisciplinary specializations in Folklore and Film Studies. She has taught courses on the social history of rock music, music and globalization, and world music cultures. She recently finished working the American Religious Sounds Project, led by Isaac Weiner and Amy DeRogatis. Currently she works with the ASC Tech application development group on a variety of digital projects.

Featured Publication

"Politics, Faith, and the East German Blues." Colloquia Germanica 46, no. 4 (2013): 433-61. http://www.jstor.org/stable/44110836.