Anthony Kwame Harrison
Joined Virginia Tech: 2002
|Bachelor's (Anthropology)||University of Massachusetts at Amherst|
|Master's (Anthropology)||Syracuse University|
|Doctorate (Anthropology)||Syracuse University|
Sociology of Popular Music
Qualitative Research Methods
Introduction to Social Anthropology
Introduction to African American Studies
Filipino-American Hip Hop
Politics of Ethnography
Hip Hop Historiography
African American Skiing
Links between early 20th Century Black Music and Business
SELECTED AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:
Associate Editor, Journal of Popular Music Studies 2009-
Executive Committee, International Association for the Study of Popular Music – US Branch, 2012-
Executive Committee, General Anthropology Division of the American Anthropological Association, 2012-
E. Gordon Erickson (Outstanding Graduate Faculty) Award, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 2012
Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award, Department of Sociology, Virginia Tech, 2007, 201
Edward S. Diggs Teaching Scholar Award, Virginia Tech, 2011
Diversity Award (co-recipient with Dr. April Few), College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Virginia Tech, 2008
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
Hip Hop Underground: The Integrity and Ethics of Racial Identification (Philadelphia PA: Temple University Press, 2009).
Articles, Book Chapters, and Essays
“Post-Colonial Consciousness, Knowledge Production, and Identity Inscription within Filipino American Hip Hop Music.” Perfect Beat (forthcoming).
“Mamay.” Co-Authored with Eric Steuer. Catalyst: A Social Justice Forum (forthcoming).
“Ground Up Pedagogy: Teaching and Stuttering.” Pedagogy in Practice (a publication of the Virginia Tech Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research), Spring (2012): 9-10.
“Reading Billboard 1979-1989: Exploring Rap Music’s Emergence through the Music Industry’s Most Influential Trade Publication.” Co-Authored with Craig E. Arthur. Popular Music and Society 34, no. 3 (2011): 309-327.
“‘We’re Talking About Practice(-Based Research)’: Serious Play and Serious Performance in the Practice of Popular Music Ethnography.” Journal of Popular Music Studies 23, no. 2 (2011): 221-228.
“Sociology and Cultural Studies.” Pp. 557-568 in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music. Edited by Theodore Gracyk and Andrew Kania. (Routledge, 2011).
“Surviving Sounds and Musicological Futures: Post-Edisonian Perception, Meaning and Legacy.” [V]LAND Magazine 1 (2011): 30-37.
“Multiracial Youth Scenes and the Dynamics of Race: New Approaches to Racialization within the Bay Area Hip Hop Underground.” Pp. 201-219 in Twenty-First Century Colorlines: Multiracial Change in Contemporary America. Edited by Andrew Grant-Thomas and Gary Orfield (Temple University Press, 2009).
“Racial Authenticity in Rap Music and Hip Hop”Sociology Compass 2, no. 6 (2008): 1783-1800.
“'Cheaper than a CD, Plus We Really Mean It': Bay Area Underground Hip Hop Tapes as Subcultural Artefacts.” Popular Music 25, no. 2 (2006): 283-301.